from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fictitious name; a pseudonym.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pseudonym.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. literally, war name; hence, a fictitious name, or one assumed for a time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
French : nom, name + de, of + guerre, war.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French, literally "name of war", referring to the pseudonyms used during wars. (Wiktionary)