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Agnomen

Definition of the noun agnomen

What does agnomen mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agnomens

  1. an additional name or an epithet appended to a name (as in `Ferdinand the Great')
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: name = a language unit by which a person or thing is known

Alternative definition of the noun agnomen

noun

  1. An additional cognomen given, as an honour, to a Roman citizen.

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Google previewEur-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, ...

Google previewBeginner'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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. 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, or from some remarkable event, which became, ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

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- ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

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 ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1805)

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, ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

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 sS/ricanus was bellowed upon Publius Cornelius Scipio, ...

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Agnomen Meaning

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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