Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "anomia": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects;
[syn: nominal aphasia, anomic aphasia, anomia, amnesic aphasia, amnestic aphasia]

2. type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters;
[syn: Anomia, genus Anomia]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Anomia \A*no"mi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? irregular; 'a priv. + no'mos law.] (Zool.) A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

anomia n 1: inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects [syn: nominal aphasia, anomic aphasia, anomia, amnesic aphasia, amnestic aphasia] 2: type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters [syn: Anomia, genus Anomia]