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...
- Taklamakania is a genus of asaphid trilobites of the family Raphiophoridae that lived during the late Caradoc of Inner Mongolia, China. Like all raphiophorids...
- 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...
- legally named Shauna Lamas, and new bride Shawna, whose given name is a homonym and almost identical to that of Shauna, did not wish to have a virtually...
- (/həˈmɒfənəs/). Homophones that are spelled the same are also both homographs and homonyms, e.g. the word "read", as in "He is well read" (he is very educated) vs...
- La Pointe du Chay is a limestone promontory, about 5 kilometres from La Roc****e, France, between the seafront of Aytré and Angoulins. La Pointe du Chay...
- An alpha privative or, rarely, privative a (from Latin alpha prīvātīvum, from Ancient Gr**** α στερητικόν) is the prefix a- or an- (before vowels) that...