Allonym



the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name.
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a work published under a name that is not that of the author.
noun
a name, often one of historical significance or that of another person, assumed by a person, esp an author

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  • Allopath

    a person who practices or favors allopathy. Historical Examples She had tried several physicians, among them an allopath, who gave hypodermic injections of morphia, without relief. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers Various For instance, are you allopath, or a homœopath, or some hitherto untrodden path? Over the Plum Pudding John Kendrick […]

  • Allopathic

    the method of treating disease by the use of agents that produce effects different from those of the disease treated (opposed to ). Contemporary Examples The pesky hanger-on evidently possessed an understanding of my immune system that allopathic medicine has yet to match. An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be […]



  • Allopathy

    the method of treating disease by the use of agents that produce effects different from those of the disease treated (opposed to ). Historical Examples A school of medicine midway between allopathy and Christian Science. The Devil’s Dictionary Ambrose Bierce Christian Science and allopathy don’t mix,’ I says, ‘and you’d starve, that’s what you’d do. […]

  • Allopatric

    originating in or occupying different geographical areas. Historical Examples Smilisca sila and puma are allopatric, whereas S. sordida is broadly sympatric with both of those species. Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca William E. Duellman The majority of the species are allopatric and differ primarily in color patterns. A Taxonomic Revision of the Leptodactylid Frog Genus […]



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