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polyonymous

[pol-ee-on-uh-muh s]
adjective
  1. 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, ónoma name; see -ous
Related formspol·y·on·y·my, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for polyonymous

polyonymous

adjective
  1. having or known by several different names
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