Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; Greek from Greek epōnumos ‘given as a name, giving one's name to someone or something’, from epi ‘upon’ + onoma ‘name’
  • brand
  • nickname
  • label
  • unknown
a person after whom a discovery, invention, place, etc., is named or thought to be named
Disneyland is an eponym for Walt Disney.
Usage Over Time

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