Re: Word hunt

Subject: Re: Word hunt
From: WRONECKI Frederic DG <WRONECKI -at- ALL002 -dot- DG -dot- PODG -dot- FRANCETELECOM -dot- FR>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:49:13 +0100

Someone wrote :

> Ze question is:
> I'm searching for a word that means "the thing you're
> named after." Not namesake--that's the other way
> around. This would be like: the State of Indiana was
> Indiana Jones' ______________.

The French word is "eponyme". I don't know the English equivalent.
Frederic Wronecki
France Telecom, Paris, France
mailto : frederic -dot- wronecki -at- francetelecom -dot- fr

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