Re: Word Hunt

Subject: Re: Word Hunt
From: Amy Brown <AMYB -at- IPRAX -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:45:13 -0500

The word in question is

"eponym" (thanks to the person who reminded me of the French word
"eponyme")

which means

"a person whose name is taken for a people, place, institution, etc" (i.e.
"Rhodesia," "Washington Street," etc.)

according to the Oxford American dictionary.

Amy
amyb -at- iprax -dot- com


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