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nomenclature

no·men·cla·ture

nomenclature

 
pronunciation:
no mn kleI chr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a specialized system or set of names and terms used in a particular science, art, or other field of study or training.
It takes a good deal of study to become familiar with the nomenclature of geology.
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lexicon
derivation: nomenclatural (adj.)
Word Parts
The word nomenclature contains the following parts:
nom1, nomin, nomen Latin root that means name
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, onym