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eponymous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eponymous  \E*pon"y*mous\,  a.  [Gr.  ?;  'epi`  upon  to  +  ?  for  ? 
  name.] 
  Relating  to  an  eponym;  giving  one's  name  to  a  tribe,  people, 
  country,  and  the  like 
 
  What  becomes  .  .  .  of  the  Herakleid  genealogy  of  the 
  Spartan  kings,  when  it  is  admitted  that  eponymous 
  persons  are  to  be  canceled  as  fictions?  --Grote. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eponymous 
  adj  :  being  or  relating  to  or  bearing  the  name  of  an  eponym  [syn: 
  {eponymic}] 




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