Paronymous : Definition


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Definitions of Paronymous

Pronunciation : Pa*ron"y*mous
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Gr.
Definition : 1. Having the same derivation; allied radically; conjugate; -- said of certain words, as man, mankind, manhood, etc.

2. Having a similar sound, but different orthography and different meaning; -- said of certain words, as al and awl; hair and hare, etc.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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