-onym


a combining form of Greek origin, meaning “word,” “name”: pseudonym.

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Origin of -onym

Ultimately <Greek -ōnymos having the kind of name specified, combining form representing ónyma, dialectal variant of ónomaname
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British Dictionary definitions for -onym

-onym

n combining form

indicating a name or wordacronym; pseudonym

Word Origin for -onym

from Greek -onumon, from onuma, Doric variant of onoma name
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