n. [Gr. cheir, hand; onyma, name]
A manuscript name for a species; an invalid name until published.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cheironym — an unpublished scientific name; manuscript name …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • chironym — См. cheironym …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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