Polyonym
Polyonym Pol"y*o*nym, n. 1. An object which has a variety of names. [1913 Webster]

2. A polynomial name or term. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • polyonym — /polˈi ō nim/ noun (Gr onyma name) a name consisting of several words • • • Main Entry: ↑poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyonym — name consisting of several words Names for Names …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • polyonymic — polyonymˈic adjective (of a name) of more than two words • • • Main Entry: ↑poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Names for Names — When my brother and I were little, our parents used to joke that if one of us had been a girl, they could have named us Chris and Alice, so that we would be Chris and Alice Chrisomalis . Fortunately for all concerned, they did not do so, because… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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