noun, plural nomina [nom-uh-nuh, noh-muh-] .
(in ancient Rome) the second name of a citizen, indicating his gens, as “Gaius Julius Caesar.”

1885–90; < Latin nōmen name Unabridged
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nomen (ˈnəʊmɛn)
n , pl nomina
agnomen cognomen See also praenomen an ancient Roman's second name, designating his gens or clan
[Latin: a name]

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