A name that is spelled identically to another name that refers to a different taxon. See Art. 13.1.
A word that is pronounced the same as another word, but that has a different meaning. The two words may be spelled differently. Hare and hair are examples of homonyms, as are bear and bare, and mat and matte. See also ANTONYM SYNONYM
3,4,5 A word with different origin and meaning but the same oral or written form as one or more other words, as bear (an animal) vs. bear (to support) vs. bare (exposed). Homonyms include homophones and homographs.
A taxonomic designation rejected because the identical term has been used to disignate another group of the same rank (a Synonym) [Go to source
two or more words that are spelled the same, sound the same, and have different meanings; e.g., bear (an animal) vs. bear (to support)
Each of two or more identical toponyms denoting different topographic features. Example: Monacó (Principaut de) and Monaco (di Baviera), the Italian exonym for Mnchen.
two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
a pair, sometimes a triplet, of words that have different spellings and the same pronunciation
a poem in which every two adjacent lines or sentences share a word in common
a word that can have different meanings
a word that has the same pronunciation and spelling as another word, but a different meaning
a word that has the same pronunciation as another word, but the meaning is completely different and the spelling may be different also
a word that has the same sound and the same spelling as another word
a word that is either spelled or sounds the same as another word, but means something entirely different
a word that is pronounced like another word
a word that sounds like another word, but their meanings (and sometimes their spellings) are different
a word that sounds like another word with a different meaning and spelling
a word with the same spelling or pronunciation as another but a different meaning, for example, grate (meaning 'fireplace'), grate (meaning 'to rub') and great (meaning 'large')
A word that has the same written form and the same pronunciation as another word but differs in meaning; for example, bear the verb ("carry") and bear the noun ("large mammal").
One of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in meaning (e.g. the noun quail and the verb quail). See Homograph, Homophone
Words that have the same pronunciation and spelling but different meanings (game of pool, swimming pool)
(noun) Words which have the same spelling but different meanings, such as saw (past tense of see) and saw (the tool) are said to be homonyms. [see also homophone
One of two or more words which are identical in pronunciation and spelling, but different in meaning, as the noun bear and the verb bear. Sidelight: Although often called homonyms in popular usage (indeed, in some dictionaries as well), homophones are words which are identical in pronunciation but different in meaning or derivation or spelling, as rite, write, right, and wright, or rain and reign. Heteronyms are words which are identical in spelling but different in meaning and pronunciation, as sow, to scatter seed, and sow, a female hog. Homographs are words which are identical in spelling but different in meaning and derivation or pronunciation, as pine, to yearn for, and pine, a tree, or the bow of a ship and a bow and arrow.(Compare Antonym, Paronym, Synonym) (Contrast Sight Rhyme)
A word that is spelled or pronounced in the same way as one or more other words, but has a different meaning.
A homonym is a word that is derived from the same root (i.e. spelled the same) as another word but whose meaning is different. Example: Intimate (verb â€œto hint at somethingâ€ or â€œformally announceâ€) vs. Intimate (adjective â€œprivateâ€)
A word which is spelled and pronounced identically to another word, but which has a different meaning. For example, a swimming POOL versus a POOL table.
A word that looks the same as another but has a different meaning. For example: Bear - means to carry and a large dangerous animal.
Identically constructed names based on different types; identically spelled names for different taxa. (Eichler, Taxon 12: 15. 1963).[Donk has referred to "monodelphus homonyms," but I do not know the meaning of this term
HAH-muh-nim\ • noun 1 : homophone 2 : homograph *3 : one of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in meaning ... more
Can refer to either homograph or homophone.
Each of two or more names that are identical in the meaning of the Code but apply to different taxa. junior. The younger, or most recently established name. primary. Identical species names first published in the same genus. secondary. Species names that are, or become the same when placed in the same genus subsequent to first publication of at last one of them. senior. The older, or earliest established name.
A name accidentally used for two different species.
One term having two or more independent meanings.
n. a word with the same pronunciation, but with a different spelling and meaning. "Bore" and "boar" are homonyms.
A word that has the same spelling or pronunciation as another but different meanings and/or origins. See homograph and homophone.
a word with different origin and meaning but the same oral or written form as one or more other words, as bear (an animal) vs. bear (to support) vs. bare (exposed), or row (to propel a boat) vs. row (a line) vs. row (a brawl). Note: In this sense, homonym includes homophones and homographs. The different spellings or pronunciations of homonyms are due to differing origins of these words. in popular usage, a word with the same pronunciation and spelling as another word but different in meaning, as bay (a body of water) vs. bay (part of a window).
One of two or more scientific names that are identical but pertain to different organisms, e.g., Eriococcus mancus Ferris, 1955 and Eriococcus mancus (Maskell, 1897); Onceropyga Ferris, 1955 and Onceropyga Turner, 1904.
Two or more words which share the same spelling and pronunciation but have different meanings e.g. 'pole' and 'pole'.
"Two different meanings sharing the same word and the same spelling (e.g., mogul the emperor versus mogul the ski bump)."
In botanical nomenclature, a homonym is a botanical name that is identical in spelling to another botanical name, when these names apply to different taxa. Only the first published of two or more homonyms is to be used: a later homonym is "illegitimate" and is not to be used unless conserved.
In zoological nomenclature, a homonym is a zoological name that is identical in spelling to another such name, that belongs to a different taxon.
A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning; as the noun bear and the verb bear.