Agnomination
Agnomination Ag*nom`i*na"tion, n. [L. agnominatio. See {Agnomen}.] 1. A surname. [R.] --Minsheu. [1913 Webster]

2. Paronomasia; also, alliteration; annomination. [1913 Webster]


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