Definition of Heteronyms

1. Noun. (plural of heteronym) ¹



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Definition of Heteronyms

1. heteronym [n] - See also: heteronym

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteronyms

heteronomous psychotherapy
heteronomy
heteronormalize
heteronormalized
heteronormalizes
heteronormatively
heteronuclear
heteronym
heteronymous
heteronymous diplopia
heteronymous hemianopia
heteronymous image
heteronymous parallax
heteronyms (current term)
heterooctamer
heterooctameric
heterooctamers
heterooligomer
heterooligomeric
heteroousian
heteroousious
heteropagus
heteropaternal
heteropaternity
heteropathic
heteropathy
heteropelmous
heteropentamer

Literary usage of Heteronyms

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1. Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's (1898)
"... the latter, heteronyms. A familiar illustration is the Latin canalis, of which canal ... while heteronyms are tube, passage, trough, and water-course. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1885)
"Most English heteronyms, or vernacular translations of Latin names, are open to one ... heteronyms are apt to be ambiguous or misleading because the natural ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"heteronyms are apt to be ambiguous or misleading because the natural inference is that they are literally correct. ..."

4. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies (1869)
"And heteronyms are those which relate to the same subject under ... And the other species of heteronyms, as horse and black, are those which have a ..."

5. Suggestions to medical writers by George Milbry Gould (1900)
"heteronyms (difference of form and spelling for translating a term), as Wilder has long contended, should, when possible, be supplanted by ..."

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