Ho*mon"y*mous (?), a. [L. homonymus, Gr. ; the same + , for name; akin to E. name.]

1.

Having the same name or designation; standing in the same relation; -- opposed to heteronymous.

2.

Having the same name or designation, but different meaning or relation; hence, equivocal; ambiguous.

 

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