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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐπώνυμος(epṓnumos), from ἐπί(epí, upon) + ὄνυμα(ónuma), Aeolic variant of name(name). See -onym.

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Alzheimer's disease
boycott
Columbia
sandwich
Victorian

eponym (plural eponyms)

  1. The name of a real or fictitious person whose name has, or is thought to have, given rise to the name of a particular item.
    Romulus is the eponym of Rome.
  2. A word formed from a real or fictive person’s name.
    Rome is an eponym of Romulus.

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NounEdit

eponym c

  1. eponym

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of eponym 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative eponym eponymen eponymer eponymerna
Genitive eponyms eponymens eponymers eponymernas