from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The branch of knowledge that deals with personal names and their origin; the study of patronymics.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That branch of knowledge which deals with personal names and their origin; the study of patronymics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The branch of study which is concerned with personal names and their origins.
Ancient Greek for "father" + English onomatology. (Wiktionary)