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tbaehr commented on the word teratonym
I coined this word several decades ago. It is synonymous with "sesquipedalian word." I guess it didn't catch on. Derives from terato- "monster" and -nym "word."
March 21, 2011
bilby commented on the word teratonym
Never mind. Perhaps you can use it as a paper weight.
qroqqa commented on the word teratonym
-onym- "name", rather
mollusque commented on the word teratonym
It could be useful as a term for malformed words (such as anatidaephobia).
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