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n, pl nomina (ˈnɒmɪnə)
(Historical Terms) an ancient Roman's second name, designating the person's gens or clan. See also agnomen, cognomen, praenomen
[Latin: a name]


(ˈnoʊ mɛn)

n., pl. nom•i•na (ˈnɒm ə nə, ˈnoʊ mə-)
(in ancient Rome) the second name of a citizen, indicating the person's gens, as “Gaius Julius Caesar.”
[1885–90; < Latin nōmen name]