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1620s, from Latin homonymus, from Greek homonymos "having the same name" (see homonym). Homonymy "quality of being homonymous" is from 1590s.
homonymous ho·mon·y·mous (hō-mŏn'ə-məs, hə-)adj.
Having the same name.
Relating to the same sides of a field of vision.