Latin definition for: metonymia, metonymiae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. change of name
  2. metonymy
  3. substitution of attribute for name
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Literature, Schools
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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