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syn·o·nym

(sin'ŏ-nim),
In biologic nomenclature, a term used to denote one of two or more names for the same species or taxonomic group (taxon).

synonym

(sĭn′ə-nĭm′)
n.
Biology One of two or more scientific names that have been applied to the same species or other taxonomic group.

syn′o·nym′ic, syn′o·nym′i·cal adj.
syn′o·nym′i·ty n.

synonym

(in taxonomy) any of a list of different names for the same taxon.

synonym

an alternative name for the same disease, sign, bacteria, etc. A key word or sign may have a number of synonyms.
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Notice that several ME synonyms of matt are monosemous categories such as guma, segge, carman, mother's son, heme, employed exclusively in the sense 'man, male adult person' during the ME period.
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Yet during family conversations at home, Mother regularly used ain't as a synonym for isn't.
Forster, and Virginia Woolf and its spicy scenarios of sexual liberation, "Bloomsbury" has become by now a synonym for privileged British bohemianism.
0 that when one was searching for a synonym for the word `Indian,' there were some offensive terms that were given as options in the thesaurus,'' said Howard Barokas, a Microsoft spokesman in Bellevue.
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