paronymous

paronymous

[puh-ron-uh-muhs]
adjective Grammar.
containing the same root or stem, as the words wise and wisdom.

Origin:
1655–65; < Greek parṓnymos. See paronym, -ous

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paronym (ˈpærənɪm)
 
n
linguistics a cognate word
 
[C19: via Late Latin from Greek paronumon, from para-1 (beside) + onoma a name]
 
paro'nymic
 
adj
 
paronymous
 
adj
 
pa'ronymously
 
adv

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