paronym

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παρα ‘beside’ + ονομα-onym’.

para- +‎ -onym

NounEdit

paronym (plural paronyms)

  1. (semantics) A word derived from the same root, or with the same sound, as another word.

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Last modified on 16 March 2014, at 23:30