Definition of Cognomina

1. Noun. (plural of cognomen) ¹



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Definition of Cognomina

1. cognomen [n] - See also: cognomen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognomina

cognization
cognizaunce
cognize
cognized
cognizee
cognizees
cognizer
cognizers
cognizes
cognizing
cognizor
cognizors
cognomen
cognomens
cognometrics
cognomina (current term)
cognominal
cognominals
cognomination
cognosce
cognosced
cognoscence
cognoscente
cognoscenti
cognosces
cognoscibility
cognoscible
cognoscitive
cognovit
cognovit judgement

Literary usage of Cognomina

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1. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1897)
"In either case cognomina in -anus appear to lie back of them. ... cognomina in -o, -onis form the basis of a considerable class of gentiles in ..."

2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"There existed side by side as well vulgarisms in general use as African provincialisms (comp. Eph. epigr., iv. p. 520, as to the cognomina in -osus); ..."

3. History of Christian Names by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1863)
"SECTION I. ROMAN cognomina were originally neither more nor les than nicknames, sometimes far from complimentary, but for the sake of convenience, ..."

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