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A paronymous word.
[Greek parōnumon, from neuter sing. of parōnumos, derivative; see paronymous.]
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(Linguistics) linguistics a cognate word
[C19: via Late Latin from Greek paronumon, from para-1 (beside) + onoma a name]
ˌparoˈnymic, paronymous adj
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par•o•nym(ˈpær ə nɪm)
a paronymous word.
[1840–50; < Greek parṓnymon, neuter of parṓnymos formed by a slight change in name, derivative =par- par- + -ōnymos, adj. derivative of ónyma name]
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Aword that shares the same derivation as another word.
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