Eponym Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
Definitions from Wordnet 2.0
- a name derived from the name of person (real or imaginary) as the name of Alexandria is derived from the name of its founder: Alexander the Great
- the name of a person for whom something is supposedly named; "Constantine I is the eponym for Constantinople"
Definitions from Wiktionary
- the person for whom something is named; "Constantine I is the eponym for Constantinople" ,
- the name derived from a person (real or imaginary); "Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down"
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Eponym'
- Eponym: Not to be confused with namesake. An eponym is a person or thing for whom something is named, or believed to be named, or the name itself. For example
- Eponym dating system: Eponym dating system was a calendar system for Assyria, for a period of over one thousand years. Every year was associated with the name, an eponym,
- Lists of places by eponym: These are lists of places by eponym, i.e. lists grouping places named after the same person (eponym). Abu Bakar of Johor Benjamin Franklin C. N. Annadurai
- Eponym (disambiguation): An eponym is a name that originates from that of some person (real or fictional). "Eponymous" is often used to mean "self-titled." "Eponymous" may also
- Medical eponyms: Medical eponyms are terms used in medicine which are named after people (and occasionally places or things). New discoveries are often attached to the