eponymous
adjective Date: 1846 of, relating to, or being an eponym

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  • Eponymous — Compilation par R.E.M. Sortie 17 octobre 1988 (Royaume Uni) 18 octobre 1988 (États Unis) Enregistrement 1981–1987 Durée 43:06 Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eponymous — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Eponymous Álbum recopilatorio de R.E.M. Publicación 17 de octubre de 1988 (R.U.) 18 de octubre de 1988 (EE. UU.) Grabación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eponymous — E*pon y*mous, a. [Gr. ?; epi upon, to + ? for ? name.] Relating to an eponym; giving one s name to a tribe, people, country, and the like. [1913 Webster] What becomes . . . of the Herakleid genealogy of the Spartan kings, when it is admitted that …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eponymous —   [englisch/amerikanisch, ɪ pɑnɪməs; wörtlich »namengebend«], Bezeichnung für ein Album, dessen Titel mit dem Interpretennamen identisch ist …   Universal-Lexikon

  • eponymous — 1846; see EPONYM (Cf. eponym) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • eponymous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a person) giving their name to something. 2) (of a thing) named after a particular person. ORIGIN Greek ep numos, from onoma name …   English terms dictionary

  • eponymous — eponym, eponymous 1. An eponym is a person after whom something is named, such as a building, an institution, an organization, a machine, a product, or a process. Examples include: Alzheimer s disease, from Alois Alzheimer, 1864–1915, German… …   Modern English usage

  • eponymous — e|pon|y|mous [ıˈpɔnıməs US ıˈpa: ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1800 1900; : Greek; Origin: eponymos, from epi ( EPICENTER) + onyma name ] the eponymous character in a book, film, or play is the character whose name is in its title ▪ Hester, the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eponymous — adjective technical the eponymous character in a book, film, or play is the character whose name forms its title: Hester, the book s eponymous heroine eponymously adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eponymous — /euh pon euh meuhs/, adj. giving one s name to a tribe, place, etc.: Romulus, the eponymous founder of Rome. [1840 50; < Gk epónymos giving name. See EP , ONYM, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • eponymous — adjective /ɪˈpɒnɪməs/ Of, relating to, or being the person or entity after which something or someone is named. Robinson Crusoe is the eponymous hero of the book …   Wiktionary

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