[ tek-non-uh-mee ]
/ tɛkˈnɒn ə mi /
the practice among certain peoples of renaming a parent after a child.
Related formstek·non·y·mous, adjectivetek·non·y·mous·ly, adverb
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Teknonymy, tek-non′i-mi, n. the naming of the parent from the child.