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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOMON'YMOUS, a. [Gr. like, and name.] Equivocal; ambiguous; that has different significations, or may be applied to different things.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or related to or being homonyms [syn: homonymic, homonymous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin homonymus having the same name, from Greek hom?nymos, from hom- + onyma, onoma name more at name Date: 1621 1. ambiguous 2. having the same designation 3. of, relating to, or being homonyms homonymously adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Homonymous Ho*mon"y*mous, a. [L. homonymus, Gr. ?; ? the same + ?, for ? name; akin to E. name.] 1. Having the same name or designation; standing in the same relation; -- opposed to heteronymous. 2. Having the same name or designation, but different meaning or relation; hence, equivocal; ambiguous.



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