metonymical

or met·o·nym·ic

[ met-uh-nim-i-kuh l or met-uh-nim-ik ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈnɪm ɪ kəl or ˌmɛt əˈnɪm ɪk /

adjective

having the nature of metonymy.

Origin of metonymical

1570–80; < Greek metōnymik(ós) (see metonymy, -ic) + -al1
Related formsmet·o·nym·i·cal·ly, adverb
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