Latin definition for: antonomasia, antonomasiae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. use of an epithet/appellative as substitute for proper name, antonomasia
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Literature, Schools
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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