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Wordnet 3.0


1. being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym;
[syn: eponymous, eponymic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eponymous \E*pon"y*mous\, a. [Gr. ?; 'epi` upon, to + ? for ? name.] Relating to an eponym; giving one's name to a tribe, people, country, and the like. [1913 Webster] What becomes . . . of the Herakleid genealogy of the Spartan kings, when it is admitted that eponymous persons are to be canceled as fictions? --Grote. [1913 Webster]