Heteronymous Het`er*on"y*mous, a. [Hetero- + Gr. "o`nyma, for "o`noma a name.] Having different names or designations; standing in opposite relations. --J. Le Conte. -- {Het"er*on"y*mous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • heteronymous — heteronymously, adv. /het euh ron euh meuhs/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a heteronym. 2. having different names, as a pair of correlatives: Father and son are heteronymous relatives. [1725 35; < LGk heterónymos having a… …   Universalium

  • heteronymous — [het΄ər än′ə məs] adj. [Gr heterōnymos < hetero, HETERO + onyma, NAME] 1. of, or having the nature of, a heteronym 2. having different names: said as of a pair of correlatives [“son” and “daughter” are heteronymous] …   English World dictionary