-onym(redirected from -nym words)
Word; name: acronym.
n combining form
indicating a name or word: acronym; pseudonym.
[from Greek -onumon, from onuma, Doric variant of onoma name]
a combining form meaning “word,” “name”: pseudonym.
[ultimately < Greek -ōnymos having the kind of name specified, comb. form representing ónyma, dial. variant of ónoma name]