polyonymy

polyonymous

[pol-ee-on-uh-muhs]
adjective
having or known by several or many names.

Origin:
1670–80; < Greek polyṓnymos, equivalent to poly- poly- + -ōnymos -named, adj. derivative of ónyma, ónoma name; see -ous

polyonymy, noun
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polyonymous (ˌpɒlɪˈɒnɪməs)
 
adj
having or known by several different names

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