Onomastic



[on-uh-mas-tik] /ˌɒn əˈmæs tɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to proper names.
2.
of or relating to .
3.
Law. (of a signature) written in the handwriting other than that of the document, instrument, etc., to which it is appended.
/ˌɒnəˈmæstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to proper names
2.
(law) denoting a signature in a different handwriting from that of the document to which it is attached
adj.

1716, from French onomastique (17c.), from Greek onomastikos “of or belonging to naming,” from onomastos “named,” verbal adjective of onomazein “to name,” from onoma “name” (see name).

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