noun, plural prae·nom·i·na [pree-nom-uh-nuh, -noh-muh-], /priˈnɒm ə nə, -ˈnoʊ mə-/, prae·no·mens.
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OTHER WORDS FROM praenomenprae·nom·i·nal [pree-nom-uh-nl], /priˈnɒm ə nl/, adjective
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His person more than justified his praenomen, for Mr. Harper Freeman, Jr., was undeniably fat.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
Titus is here the first name (praenomen) which was given sons on the ninth day after their birth.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
The name of the month in which he was born was changed to Julius, from his praenomen, and we still retain the name.History of Julius Caesar|Jacob Abbott
The name by which the poet designates himself is Propertius simply; the praenomen Sextus rests on the authority of Donatus.
He therefore changed his praenomen to that of his adoptive father, and put his former nomen among his cognomina.