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e·pon·y·mous

 (ĭ-pŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting an eponym.
2. Named after something else or deriving from an existing name or word: "Programs such as He-Man and Masters of the Universe ... were all created with the explicit purpose of selling the eponymous toys to children" (Susan Gregory Thomas).

[From Greek epōnumos; see eponym.]

eponymous

(ɪˈpɒnɪməs)
adj
1. (of a person) being the person after whom a literary work, film, etc, is named: the eponymous heroine in the film of Jane Eyre.
2. (of a literary work, film, etc) named after its central character or creator: the Stooges' eponymous debut album.
eˈponymously adv

ep•on•y•mous

(əˈpɒn ə məs)

adj.
giving one's name to something, as a tribe or place.
[1840–50; < Greek epṓnymos. See ep-, -onym, -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eponymous - being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
Translations

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] ADJepónimo

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adjde ce nom, du même nom, éponyme
the eponymous hero of ... → le héros éponyme de ...epoxy resin [ɪˌpɒksiˈrɛzɪn] nrésine f époxy

eponymous

adjnamengebend; eponymous hero (of novel)Titelheld m

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adj (liter) → eponimo
References in classic literature ?
The word 'Brut' comes from the name 'Brutus,' according to Geoffrey a Trojan hero and eponymous founder of the British race.
Summary: New York [USA], Jan 5 (ANI): GoPro, a manufacturer of eponymous action cameras, mobile apps and video-editing software is reportedly facilitating a major layoff during the coming week, which is expected to cost around 200-300 employees their jobs.
LUTHER BBC1, 9pm With the eponymous detective dogged by ghosts from his past, a cold case might be the key to unlocking a mystery that's tormenting him.
Summary: Naypyidaw: Coca-Cola officially began bottling its eponymous soft drink in Myanmar on Tuesday as it .
com Amy Adams and Meryl Streep are the eponymous heroines in this comedy drama based on two true stories; one, of famed chef Julia Child, whose bestselling book Mastering The Art of French Cooking documented her time in Paris in the 1940s and 50s; the other, frustrated temp turned blogger Julie Powell, who cooked all 524 of Child's recipes through the course of a year and documented her experiences online.
Burt Reynolds plays the eponymous Navajo on a revenge mission after the massacre of his tribe by bandits.
Well, Clunes plays the eponymous character, an executive whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he'd thought.
Fresh off their victory in the BBC talent show 'Last Choir Standing', the young Cardiff-based choristers present their eponymous debut album.
The packaging bears the image of the eponymous castle, but the brand name and border are printed in gold.
Event proceeds go toward an eponymous nonprofit that supports art education for children.
THE eponymous debut album from Seattle rockers The Blakes is a terse affair of hard riffs and attitude.
BEOWULF, based on the movie of the epic poem, is ultra-violent, with truly extravagant boss fights and an impossibly macho eponymous hero.