Definition of -onym in English:

-onym

Syllabification: -onym

combining form

  • Forming nouns:
  • 1Denoting a type of name: pseudonym
  • 2Denoting a word having a specified relationship to another: antonym

Origin

from Greek -ōnumon, neuter of -ōnumos, combining form of onoma 'name'.

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