American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An additional cognomen given to a Roman citizen, often in honor of military victories.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An additional name given by the Romans to an individual in allusion to some quality, circumstance, or achievement by which he was distinguished, as Africanus added to the name of P. Cornelius Scipio; hence, in modern use, any additional name or epithet conferred on a person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event.
- n. An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name.
- n. an additional name or an epithet appended to a name (as in `Ferdinand the Great')
- Latin : ad-, ad- (influenced by agnōscere, to recognize) + nōmen, name; see nŏ̄-men- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The Roman terms agnomen and cognomen were eliminated after consultation with Hsing I-tien of”
“Sometimes there was also a fourth name, called the agnomen, added from some illustrious action, or remarkable event.”
“He was thin in person and low in stature, with light sandy-coloured hair, and small pale features, from which he derived his agnomen of BEAN or white; and although his form was light, well proportioned and active, he appeared, on the whole, rather a diminutive and insignificant figure.”
“Tiberius, received the agnomen of Caligula, a caligulis sine caligis levioribus, quibus adolescentior usus fuerat in exercitu Germanici patris sui.”
“The second agnomen recalls the fact of his victory over the Carthaginians, while the addition of the word 'minor' distinguishes him from the former wearer of the same title.”
“The agnomen adoptivum indicates his transference by adoption from one gens to another.”
“Metellus was recalled, enjoyed a triumph, and received the agnomen of”
“They were twice defeated in 148 by the praetor QUINTUS CAECILIUS METELLUS, who gained the agnomen of MACEDONICUS.”
“To these names was sometimes added another, the _agnomen_, given for some exploit, or to show that the person was adopted from some other gens.”
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