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eponymous

e·pon·y·mous

eponymous

 
pronunciation:
ih pa n mihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: having or being a name that is an eponym.
Henry Ford, the eponymous founder of the Ford Motor Company, pioneered assembly line production.He plays the character of Hamlet in the eponymous play by Shakespeare.
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derivation: eponymic (adj.)