[ huh-mon-uh-muh s, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒn ə məs, hoʊ- /
of the nature of homonyms; having the same name.
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Origin of homonymous
OTHER WORDS FROM homonymousho·mon·y·mous·ly, adverb
Words nearby homonymous
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Example sentences from the Web for homonymous
Homonymous: where the same name is applied to different conceptions.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Medical definitions for homonymous
[ hō-mŏn′ə-məs, hə- ]
Having the same name.
Relating to the same sides of a field of vision.
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