Definition of Homonym. Meaning of Homonym. Synonyms of Homonym

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Definition of Homonym

Homonym
Homonym Hom"o*nym, n. [Cf. F. homonyme. See Homonymous.] A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning; as the noun bear and the verb bear. [Written also homonyme.]

Meaning of Homonym from wikipedia

- In linguistics, homonyms, broadly defined, are words which are homographs (words that share the same spelling, regardless of pronunciation) or homophones...
- In biology, a homonym is a name for a taxon that is identical in spelling to another such name, that belongs to a different taxon. The rule in the International...
- inval.; a rejected name is a nomen rejiciendum or nom. rej.; a later homonym of a validly published name is a nomen illegitimum or nom. illeg.; for...
- A homonym is, in the strict sense, one of a group of words that share the same spelling and pronunciation but have different meanings. Thus homonyms are...
- Riding is a homonym of two distinct English words: Equestrianism, riding a horse Riding animal, an animal bred or trained for riding Riding hall, a building...
- The Beti Jai fronton is a sport venue located in Madrid, Spain. Located at 7 Marqués de Riscal St., the building (in Neo-Mudéjar style) dates from 1893...
- plant from the one Linnaeus had named. Thus was created an illegitimate homonym. Under the rules of nomenclature, Koenig's name had to be abandoned. The...
- Taklamakania is a genus of asaphid trilobites of the family Raphiophoridae that lived during the late Caradoc of Inner Mongolia, China. Like all raphiophorids...
- to only one species. If a name is used more than once, it is called a homonym. Stability. Although stability is far from absolute, the procedures ****ociated...
- Lonchitis is a neotropical genus of ferns. It is the sole genus in the family Lonchitidaceae. At one time Lonchitis was placed in the Dennstaedtiaceae...
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