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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
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