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Definition of Misnomer
MisnomerMisnomer Mis*no"mer, n. [OF. pref. mes- amiss, wrong (L. minus
less) + F. nommer to name, L. nominare, fr. nomen name. See
The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a
complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing;
a wrong or inapplicable name or title.
Many of the changes, by a great misnomer, called
parliamentary ``reforms'. --Burke.
The word ``synonym' is fact a misnomer. --Whatel?.
Misnomer Mis*no"mer, v. t.
To misname. [R.]
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