Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


the practice among certain peoples of renaming a parent after a child.


Read Also:

  • Tekoah tekoa

    pitching of tents; fastening down, a town of Judah, about 12 miles south of Jerusalem, and visible from the city. From this place Joab procured a “wise woman,” who pretended to be in great affliction, and skilfully made her case known to David. Her address to the king was in the form of an apologue, […]

  • Tektite

    noun, Geology. 1. any of several kinds of small glassy bodies, in various forms, occurring in Australia and elsewhere, now believed to have been produced by the impact of meteorites on the earth’s surface. noun 1. a small dark glassy object found in several areas around the world, thought to be a product of meteorite […]

  • Tektosilicate

    or tectosilicate [tek-toh-sil-i-kit, -keyt] /ˌtɛk toʊˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. any silicate in which each tetrahedral group shares all its oxygen atoms with neighboring groups, the ratio of silicon to oxygen being 1 to 2.

  • TEL

    Chemistry. 1. tetraethyllead. 1. variant of tele-1 : telesthesia. 1. variant of tele-2 : telencephalon. 1. telegram. 2. telegraph. 3. telephone. tetraethyllead or tetraethyl lead [te-truh-eth-uh l-led] /ˌtɛ trəˌɛθ əlˈlɛd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, oily, water-insoluble, poisonous liquid, (C 2 H 5) 4 Pb, used as an antiknock agent in gasoline. combining form 1. […]

Disclaimer: Teknonymy definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.