Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having many names or titles; many-titled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Polyonomous.

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  • adjective Having many names or titles.

Etymologies

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Greek poly- (πολύ), many + "onoma" (όνομα), name

Examples

  • While our two captains were thus regaling themselves, and celebrating their own heroic exploits with all the inspiration which the liquor, at least, of wit could afford them, the polyonymous officer arrived, and, being saluted by the name of

    The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

  • Such, for instance, as Charlotte Smith and the Miss Lees are miles above such others as the just-mentioned polyonymous "Rosa," as

    The English Novel

  • Exhibitions, most adult persons above the age of twenty-one years must have observed the gurnards themselves crawling along suspiciously by their aid at the bottom of a tank at the Crystal Palace or the polyonymous South Kensington building.

    Falling in Love With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science

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