derived from the same root; cognate, as the words differ and defer
Origin of paronymousClassical Greek par?nymos from para-, beside (see para-) + onyma, name
Allied by derivation from the same root; having the same stem; for example, beautiful and beauteous.
Origin of paronymousGreek parōnumos derivative para- beside ; see para- 1. onuma name ; see nō-men- in Indo-European roots.
paronym +"Ž -ous