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cognomen

cog·no·men

cognomen

 
pronunciation:
kag no mihn
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part of speech: noun
inflections: cognomens, cognomina
definition 1: a last name; surname.
Everyone made fun of Mr. Pickle's cognomen.
definition 2: any appellation, esp. a nickname.
similar words:
name
derivations: cognominal (adj.), cognominally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word cognomen contains the following part:
nom1, nomin, nomen Latin root that means name
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, onym