The words glasses (to mean drinking glasses) and glasses (to mean eye glasses) are an example of words which would be described as homonymous.
- of, or having the nature of, a homonym
- having the same name
- Having the same name.
- Of the nature of a homonym; homonymic.
Origin of homonymousFrom Latin hom&omacron;nymus, from Greek hom&omacron;numos : homo-, homo- + onuma, name; see n&obremac;-men- in Indo-European roots.