Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In terminal., a good, proper, or fitting name of anything; a term which conforms to the rules and answers the requirements of a system of naming, and is therefore available as a technical designation: opposed to caconym.

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  • noun rare A name well suited to a person, place or thing so named

Etymologies

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eu- + -onym

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  • Popularized by Rebecca Sealfon.

    January 17, 2007

  • definiton: a well suited name

    December 13, 2007

  • euonym – a pleasing or beautiful name

    July 19, 2008

  • Kinda sickly word for what it means.

    July 19, 2008

  • Never knew there was a word for this!

    May 11, 2011

  • horkonym - a name that induces one to hork.

    May 11, 2011