eponymic
adjective see eponym

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Eponymic — Ep o*nym ic, a. Same as {Eponymous}. [1913 Webster] Tablets . . . which bear eponymic dates. I. Taylor (The Alphabet). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eponymic — See eponym. * * * …   Universalium

  • eponymic — adjective Of or relating to an eponym …   Wiktionary

  • eponymic — 1. Relating to an eponym. 2. An eponym …   Medical dictionary

  • eponymic — adj. eponymous, of or pertaining to an eponym; being or bearing the name of an eponym …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eponymic — ep·o·nym·ic …   English syllables

  • eponymic — adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym • Syn: ↑eponymous • Pertains to noun: ↑eponym, ↑eponym (for: ↑eponymous) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eponym — eponymic, adj. /ep euh nim/, n. 1. a person, real or imaginary, from whom something, as a tribe, nation, or place, takes or is said to take its name: Brut, the supposed grandson of Aeneas, is the eponym of the Britons. 2. a word based on or… …   Universalium

  • axminster — eponymic name for good grade carpets and rugs originally made in the English town of Axminster in Devonshire; modern axminsters often copy well known oriental designs …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • eponymous — adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym • Syn: ↑eponymic • Pertains to noun: ↑eponym (for: ↑eponymic), ↑eponym • Derivationally related forms: ↑epo …   Useful english dictionary

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