Eponymous Definition

ĭ-pŏnə-məs
adjective
Of, having to do with, or being an eponym.
Hamlet is the eponymous character of Shakespeare's tragic play.
Webster's New World
Named after something else or deriving from an existing name or word.
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Origin of Eponymous

  • eponym itself is from Ancient Greek ἐπώνυμος (epōnumos) (ἐπί (epi, “upon") + ὄνυμα (onuma), see -onym).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Greek epōnumos eponym

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • eponym +"Ž -ous

    From Wiktionary

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