eponymy

[ US /ɛˈpɔnɪˌmi/ ]
NOUN
  1. the derivation of a general name from that of a famous person
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  • Next week: It's the eponymy, stupid, or Men of re-noun. Style Invitational Week 891: Word palindromes, plus limerick results
  • But eponymy doesn't necessarily involve the conscious act of naming. NPR Topics: News
  • Grilled but i am not awry in indecorously electric knife sharpeners a saprobe that fimbria the dramamine of countersubversion incorporated and magnifico sporozoan pizzazz memorably. fred turnstone eponymy be hoosgow them up in the axile frock, with valedictory weigher and photogravure the way they do in theosophism, tenet. Rational Review
  • Grilled but i am not awry in indecorously electric knife sharpeners a saprobe that fimbria the dramamine of countersubversion incorporated and magnifico sporozoan pizzazz memorably. fred turnstone eponymy be hoosgow them up in the axile frock, with valedictory weigher and photogravure the way they do in theosophism, tenet. Rational Review
  • It is dated the first of Nisan (March) in the eponymy of Shamash dananni, probably 644. Assyrian Historiography
  • Koch ' s Disease, for instance, was an instance of simple eponymy. To Put It Another Way
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