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autonym

[aw-tuh-nim]
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noun
  1. a person's own name.Compare pseudonym.
  2. a book published under the real name of the author.
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Origin of autonym

First recorded in 1865–70; aut- + -onym
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Related Words for autonym

term, brand, style, label, flag, signature, sign, nickname, surname, head, tag, rubric, moniker, cognomen, agnomen, pseudonym, appellation, handle, epithet, denomination

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