Definition of Eponyms

1. Noun. (plural of eponym) ¹



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Definition of Eponyms

1. eponym [n] - See also: eponym

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eponyms

epoetin alfa
epoetins
epogen
epomania
eponychia
eponychium
eponym
eponymic
eponymically
eponymies
eponymist
eponymists
eponymize
eponymous
eponymously
eponyms (current term)
eponymy
epopea
epopeas
epopee
epopees
epopoeia
epopoeias
epoprostenol
epopt
epopteia
epopteias
epopts

Literary usage of Eponyms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Classical Poetry of the Japanese by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1880)
"... Syllabaries, and eponyms, etc. By ERNEST A. BUDGE, MRAS, etc. (In preparation). Catalogue (A), of leading Books on Egypt and Egyptology, and on Assyria ..."

2. Bible Chronology: Carefully Unfolded ... to which is Added a Restoration of by Smith Bartlett Goodenow (1896)
"For they have as eponyms, 771 "the king," 77o "the tartan," or commander-in-chief, which are here entirely out of their order, with no other prime ministers ..."

3. Assyrian and Babylonian Literature: Selected Translations by Robert Francis Harper (1901)
"Originally the majority of the Assyrian eponyms were governors of the principal towns and districts, and this leads to the inference that the eponyms were ..."

4. A Guide to the Babylonian and Assyrian Antiquities by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge, Leonard William King (1908)
"Lists of names of Assyrian eponyms and their titles, with brief notices of ... Lists of the names of the Assyrian eponyms 4388 (7) Em. 580 (8) K. 4390 (9) ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1873)
"eponyms is the name which has been chosen for designating an officer in ... Now, of these eponyms or Archontes we have complete lists from 900 to 600 BC; ..."

6. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1902)
"Thus there might be other eponyms in the gap between BC 666 and Group I. But if ... Hence Group I must begin in BC 663, and there are no other eponyms in ..."

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