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Meaning of PRAENOMEN

Pronunciation:  pree'nowmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the first name of a citizen of ancient Rome
 

PRAENOMEN is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: first name, forename, given name

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pr[ae]*no"men\, n.; pl. {Pr[ae]nomina}. [L., fr. prae
before + nomen name.] (Rom. Antiq.)
The first name of a person, by which individuals of the same
family were distinguished, answering to our Christian name,
as Caius, Lucius, Marcus, etc.

 

 

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