[on-uh-mas-ti-kon, -kuh n]
- a list or collection of proper names.
- a list or collection of specialized terms, as those used in a particular field or subject area.
Origin of onomasticon
1700–10; < Greek onomastikòn (bíblion) vocabulary arranged by subjects; see onomastic
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Examples from the Web for onomasticon
Eusebius, in his Onomasticon (264-294), places it between Medeba and Dibon.Biblical Geography and History
Charles Foster Kent
We may take as an example the famous Onomasticon of Eusebius and Jerome.Tent Work in Palestine
Claude Reignier Conder
"Drill" is used in the same sense in Charleton's "Onomasticon Zoicon," 1668.Lectures and Essays
The list of his works occupies five pages in Saxe's Onomasticon.
Onomasticon urbium & locorum sacræ scripturæ, in voce Βηζαϑά.Medica Sacra