a person's real name: To all who replied to my post—if you send me your autonyms by email I'll gladly acknowledge your help in my upcoming article.: Compare pseudonym.
a book published under the real name of the author.
Biology. a trinomial of a subspecies of animal or variety of plant whose final epithet repeats the species name, as in Homo sapiens sapiens (modern human) or Pinus nigra nigra (European black pine): automatically created for the original type the first time another subspecies is named.: Compare tautonym.
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How to use autonym in a sentence
The volumes of "The autonym Library" by any other name would be just as handy.
autonym, aw′ton-im, n. a writing published under the author's real name.