innominate
adjective Etymology: Late Latin innominatus, from Latin in- + nominatus, past participle of nominare to nominate Date: 1638 having no name ; unnamed; also anonymous

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  • Innominate — In*nom i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innominate — in·nom·i·nate /in nä mə nət/ adj in the civil law of Louisiana: having no special name or designation compare nominate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Innominate — (from Latin innominatus meaning nameless ) can refer to: *The brachiocephalic artery *The brachiocephalic veins *The three large bones which form the hip boneInnominata, from the same root, is used in *Substantia innominata, a part of the brain… …   Wikipedia

  • innominate — [i näm′ə nit] adj. [LL innominatus: see IN 2 & NOMINATE] 1. not named; anonymous 2. having no specific name …   English World dictionary

  • innominate — Without name; a term formerly applied to the large vessels in the thorax (now called the brachiocephalic trunk and vein) and the hip bone. SYN: anonyma. [L. innominatus, fr. in neg. + nomen (nomin ), name] * * * in·nom·i·nate (ĭ nomґĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • innominate — adj. unnamed. Phrases and idioms: innominate bone n. Anat. the bone formed from the fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis; the hip bone. Etymology: LL innominatus (as IN (1), NOMINATE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • innominate — /i nom euh nit/, adj. having no name; nameless; anonymous. [1630 40; < LL innominatus unnamed. See IN 3, NOMINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • innominate — adjective Having no name; anonymous …   Wiktionary

  • innominate — adj. anonymous, nameless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • innominate — [ɪ nɒmɪnət] adjective not named or classified. Origin C17: from late L. innominatus, from in not + nominatus named …   English new terms dictionary

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