Heteronymous Definition

Of, or having the nature of, a heteronym.
Webster's New World
Having different names.
“son” and “daughter” are heteronymous.
Webster's New World
Designating or of the two crossed images of something seen when the eyes are focused at a point beyond it.
Webster's New World

Origin of Heteronymous

  • From Late Greek heterōnumos from Greek with a different denominator Greek hetero- hetero- Greek onoma name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots

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

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