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EtymologyEdit

Coined around 1846 from Ancient Greek παρώνυμος ‎(parṓnumos, derivative).

NounEdit

paronym ‎(plural paronyms)

  1. (semantics) A word derived from the same root or stem as another word.
  2. (rare) A word that sounds like another word.

SynonymsEdit

  • (word derived from the same root/stem): isonym

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