Xenonym Definition

noun

A name for a people or a language or a city etc. which is not used by the natives themselves. German, for example, is a xenonym for people who call themselves deutsch, Germans a xenonym for Deutsche, Cologne a xenonym for Köln, Austria for Österreich etc.

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Other Word Forms of Xenonym

Noun

Singular:
xenonym
Plural:
xenonyms

Origin of Xenonym

  • xeno- "foreign" + -onym "name"

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