from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the same name.
- adj. Of the nature of a homonym; homonymic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having the same name as another
- adj. of or pertaining to a homonym
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the same name or designation; standing in the same relation; -- opposed to heteronymous.
- adj. Having the same name or designation, but different meaning or relation; hence, equivocal; ambiguous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the same name; expressed or characterized by the same term.
- Having the same sound, but different significations or origins, or applied to different things; equivocal; ambiguous; specifically, in philology, of the character of homonyms. See homonym, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or related to or being homonyms
From Latin homōnymus, from Greek homōnumos : homo-, homo- + onuma, name; see nŏ̄-men- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)