[huh-mon-uh-muh s, hoh-] /həˈmɒn ə məs, hoʊ-/
of the nature of homonyms; having the same name.
1620s, from Latin homonymus, from Greek homonymos “having the same name” (see homonym). Homonymy “quality of being homonymous” is from 1590s.
homonymous ho·mon·y·mous (hō-mŏn’ə-məs, hə-)
noun, Grammar. 1. a construction that consists of the same morphemes in the same order as those of another construction, as Flying planes can be dangerous, in which planes in one construction is the object of flying, and in another the subject of can; a terminal string of formatives having two or more structural descriptions.
- Homonymous diplopia
homonymous diplopia n. A form of double vision in which the false image is on the same side as the affected eye, due to convergent squint or muscle paralysis. Also called direct diplopia.
- Homonymous hemianopsia
homonymous hemianopsia n. Hemianopsia of the right or left halves of the visual field of both eyes. Also called lateral hemianopsia.
[hom-uh-nim] /ˈhɒm ə nɪm/ noun 1. Phonetics. a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not, as heir and air; a (def 1). 2. a word that is both a homophone and a homograph, that is, exactly the same as another in sound and spelling but […]