autonym

[ aw-tuh-nim ]
/ ˈɔ tə nɪm /

noun

a person's own name.Compare pseudonym.
a book published under the real name of the author.

Nearby words

  1. autonomous,
  2. autonomous phoneme,
  3. autonomous syntax,
  4. autonomously,
  5. autonomy,
  6. autooxidation,
  7. autopen,
  8. autophagia,
  9. autophagy,
  10. autophobia

Origin of autonym

First recorded in 1865–70; aut- + -onym

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