noms de plume

nom de plume

[nom duh ploom; French nawn duh plym]
noun, plural noms de plume [nomz duh ploom; French nawn duh plym] .

Origin:
1815–25; coined in E < French words: literally, pen name

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nom de plume (ˈnɒm də ˈpluːm)
 
n , pl noms de plume
another term for pen name

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nom de plume [(nom di ploohm)]

French for “pen name”; an invented name under which an author writes. Mark Twain was the nom de plume of Samuel L. Clemens.

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