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  • n. The study of the origins of names; onomastics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science of names or of their classification.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The branch of science which relates to the rules to be observed in the formation of names or terms.
  • n. The distinctive vocabulary used in any particular branch of study.
  • n. A discourse or treatise on names, or the history of the names of persons.

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