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homonym

hom·o·nym

homonym

pronunciation:
ha m nIm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a word pronounced and often spelled the same as another but having a different meaning.
derivations: homonymic (adj.), homonymity (n.)
Word Parts
The word homonym contains the following parts:
onym Greek root that means name, word
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, nom1, nomin, nomen