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onomastic

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English

Etymology

From Greek ὀνομάζω (I name) + -ic

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɒ.nəʊˈmæs.tɪk/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌɑː.noʊˈmæs.tɪk/, /ˌɑː.nəˈmæs.tɪk/
  • Rhymes: -æstɪk

Adjective

onomastic

  1. of, or relating to a personal or place name
  2. of, or relating to onomastics

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