homonymy

[ huh-mon-uh-mee, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒn ə mi, hoʊ- /

noun

homonymous state.

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Origin of homonymy

1545–55; < Late Latin homōnymia < Greek homōnymía, equivalent to homṓnym(os) homonymous + -ia -y3
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