noun see onomastics

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  • onomastician — noun a person who studies onomastics …   Wiktionary

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  • onomastics — onomastician /on euh meuh stish euhn/, n. /on euh mas tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the study of the origin, history, and use of proper names. [1930 35; see ONOMASTIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kelsie B. Harder — Infobox scientist name = Dr. Kelsie Harder image size = 150px birth date = August 23, 1922 birth place = nationality = field = Onomastician work institutions = Youngstown State University SUNY Potsdam alma mater = University of Florida Vanderbilt …   Wikipedia

  • onomastics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1930 1. a. the science or study of the origins and forms of words especially as used in a specialized field b. the science or study of the origin and forms of proper names of persons or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of Vanderbilt University people — This is a list of notable current and former faculty members, alumni, and non graduating attendees of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.Unless otherwise noted, attendees listed graduated with baccalaureate degrees. Names with an… …   Wikipedia

  • List of University of Florida people — Notable alumni or attendeescience and mathematics*Mark Adler, American researcher, known for his work in data compression, and creator of zlib and gzip *Linda H. Aiken, Current Director of the Center of Health Outcomes and Policy Research, and… …   Wikipedia

  • onomastics — noun /ˌɒ.nəʊˈmæs.tɪks,ˌɑː.noʊˈmæs.tɪks,ˌɑː.nəˈmæs.tɪks/ The branch of lexicology devoted to the study of names and naming, especially the origins of names. Syn: onomatology See Also: onomastic, onomastician, onomasticon …   Wiktionary

  • onomastic — adjective /ˌɒ.nəʊˈmæs.tɪk,ˌɑː.noʊˈmæs.tɪk,ˌɑː.nəˈmæs.tɪk/ a) of, or relating to a personal or place name b) of, or relating to onomastics See Also: onomastician …   Wiktionary

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