Definition of Cognominal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a cognomen; of the nature of a surname.



2. n. One bearing the same name; a namesake.

Definition of Cognominal

1. Noun. (obsolete) One bearing the same name; a namesake. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cognominal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognominal

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

Literary usage of Cognominal

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1. A Dictionary of Ancient Geography: Explaining the Local Appellations in ...by Alexander MacBean, Samuel Johnson by Alexander MacBean, Samuel Johnson (1773)
"Now Fuligno, in the duchy of Spoletto. E. Long. 13" 30». Lat. 43«. vy, &c. Now Lago di Celano, from a cognominal citadel, lying in the ..."

2. The Classical Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Ancient Geography, Sacred and Profane by William Hazlitt (1851)
"III. purl us. a port of Chios, within the cognominal promontory. ... PHASELIS, I. a town of Judaea, in a cognominal valley of Judaea, NE of Jericho. ..."

3. The Classical Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Ancient Geography, Sacred and Profane by William Hazlitt (1851)
"II. capital of the cognominal island. III. an isl. of Egypt, at Alexandria, ... I. a town of Judaea, in a cognominal valley of Judaea, NE of Jericho. ..."

4. A Compendium of the Law of Real and Personal Property Primarily Connected by Josiah William Smith, James Trustram (1884)
"And in default of descendant of the purchaser, the inheritance shall go to one of his lineal cognominal male ancestors, or to one or some of the descendants ..."

5. Oliver Optic's Magazine by Oliver Optic (1875)
"Do you happen to have the other half-hitch of his cognominal appellation? ... "His other half-hitch — the complementary portion of his cognominal ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"The second period extends from 1538 to 1837, and presents diminished opportunities for cognominal increase. It is the era of parochial registers. ..."

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