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Meaning of HOMONYM

Pronunciation:  'hâmunim

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings

HOMONYM is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: homograph, homophone, word



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hom"o*nym\, n. [Cf. F. homonyme. See {Homonymous}.]
A word having the same sound as another, but differing from
it in meaning; as the noun bear and the verb bear. [Written
also {homonyme}.]

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