Caconym definition

kăkə-nĭm
A taxonomic name that is unacceptable for linguistic reasons.
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A taxonomic name that is unacceptable for linguistic reasons.
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An incorrect name for something, especially in taxonomic classification.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
caconym
Plural:
caconyms

Origin of caconym

  • From Ancient Greek κακός (kakos, “bad") + ὄνυμα (onuma, “name")

    From Wiktionary