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agnomen


agnomen


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agnomen  \Ag*no"men\  ([a^]g*n[=o]"m[e^]n),  n.  [L.;  ad  +  nomen 
  name.] 
  1.  An  additional  or  fourth  name  given  by  the  Romans,  on 
  account  of  some  remarkable  exploit  or  event;  as  Publius 
  Caius  Scipio  Africanus. 
 
  2.  An  additional  name  or  an  epithet  appended  to  a  name  as 
  Aristides  the  Just