polyonymous

[ pol-ee-on-uh-muhs ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈɒn ə məs /

adjective

having or known by several or many names.

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Origin of polyonymous

1670–80; <Greek polyṓnymos, equivalent to poly-poly- + -ōnymos -named, adj. derivative of ónyma, ónomaname; see -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM polyonymous

pol·y·on·y·my, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for polyonymous

polyonymous
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈɒnɪməs) /

adjective

having or known by several different names
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