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Definition of the noun agnomen
What does agnomen mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: agnomens
- an additional name or an epithet appended to a name (as in `Ferdinand the Great')
Alternative definition of the noun agnomen
- An additional cognomen given, as an honour, to a Roman citizen.
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Eur-Aryan Roots (1897)
With Their English Derivatives and the Corresponding Words in the Cognate Languages Compared and Systematically Arranged by Joseph Baly
The agnomen is an addition to the cognomen, given for some special reason, often as an honour, as Afrieanus, Numantius, Sec. Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus is an instance in full of the four kinds of name. : Norma, a carjunter '» tquarc, ...
Beginner's Irish (2005)
by Gabriel Rosenstock
An agnomen is a name added to a family name. Thus, Sean 6 Tuama an Ghrinn ( 1708-1775), a poet and innkeeper. Greann: merriment; genitive case grinn, aspirated after the definite article, an, to mean Sean O Tuama of the Merriment.
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
AGNOMEN, in antiquity, an epithet given to a person, either by way of praise or dispraise, pr from some remarkable event, which became, ...
AGNOMEN, in roman antiquity, a kind o* fourth cr honorary name, given to a peifon on account of feme extraordinary t-.'fto, virtue, or other accomplishment. Thus the agnomen Africanus wu beftow- tJ upon Publius Cornelius Scipio, on ac- ...
AGNOMEN, in antiquity an epithet given to a person, either by way of praise or dispraise, or from some remarkable event, which became as it were, an additional name, but peculiar to the person ...
On an Improved Plan : in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises : Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; : Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time ... : The Whole Forming a General Circle of Science, and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge. : Illustrated with One Hundred and Seventy Copper Plates, Descriptive of the Subjects to which They Refer
AGNOMEN, in antiquity, an epithet given to a person, either by way os praise, or dispraise, ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
AGNOMEN, in antiquity, an epithet given to a person, either by way of praise, or dispraise, or from some remarkable event, which became, ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1810)
Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature
AGNOMEN, in Roman antiquity, a kind of fourth or honorary name, given to a person on account of some extraordinary action, virtue, or other accomplishment. Thus the agnomen Asricanus was bestowed upon Publius Cornelius Scipio, ...
The London encyclopaedia (1829)
or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge
AGNOMEN, } Ad : nomen, Lat. a name Agnom'inate, v. Sin addition. A name given Agnomina'tion. j by the Romans in consequence of adoption, some great action, or a particular adventure ; as Lucius Cornelius, Scipio Africanus. It came last in ...
AGNOMEN, in Roman antiquity, a kind of fourth or honorary name, given to a person on. account of some extraordinary action, virtue, or other accomplishment. Thus the agnomen AJricaniis was bestowed upon Pub- lius Cornelius Scipio, ...
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Video shows what agnomen means. An additional cognomen given, as an honour, to a Roman citizen.. agnomen synonyms: agname. Agnomen Meaning.
Scrabble value of A1G2N1O1M3E1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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