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Category:English retronyms

Recent additions to the category
  1. analogue watch
  2. forward stroke
  3. steam engine
  4. open sandwich
  5. precommunist
  6. prebiblical
  7. prebiotechnology
  8. preapartheid
  9. pre-AIDS
  10. pre-Abrahamic
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. crude oil
  2. AM
  3. BC
  4. CLI
  5. CDA
  6. Sr
  7. steam engine
  8. Middle Ages
  9. World War I
  10. CISC

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Retronyms

English terms that serve as new unique names for older objects or concepts whose previous names became ambiguous.

Pages in category "English retronyms"

The following 123 pages are in this category, out of 123 total.