homonymous

[ huh-mon-uh-muhs, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒn ə məs, hoʊ- /

adjective

of the nature of homonyms; having the same name.

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Origin of homonymous

1615–25; <Latin homōnymus<Greek homṓnymos of the same name, equivalent to hom(o)- homo- + -ōnymos named, adj. derivative of ónyma name, -onym (for vowel lengthening see anonymous); see -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM homonymous

ho·mon·y·mous·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for homonymous

homonymous
[ hō-mŏnə-məs, hə- ]

adj.

Having the same name.
Relating to the same sides of a field of vision.
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