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homonym

Biology a name for a species or genus that should be unique but has been used for two or more different organisms
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Conversely, it will be shown that another homonym of "chino" arose in Philippines as a synonym of Sangley, the Tagalog name of the merchants from Cathay (the Middle Kingdom).
Technology that selects from homonym variants based on previous exchanges
Sylvia solitaria Wilson 1810 is a junior homonym of Sylvia solitaria Lewin 1808, currently in use for the Rockwarbler (Origma solitaria).
Today's campaign ads are almost entirely ad homonym abusives.
If your friends are trying for a baby, include some watermelon seeds, as the Mandarin word for seeds is also the homonym for sons/offspring.
Its diffusion is further illustrated by Carlo Goldoni's homonym libretto for a comic play that premiered on May 14, 1749 in Venice.
Araneus raui Levi 1973 [junior secondary homonym of A.
The Korean word "Bi-Uh" is a homonym that can mean either secret language or a flying fish; it seems to suggest that Korean fiction, which has not been readily available to international audiences, unshackles itself and flies off into unforeseen imaginative directions.
Prawns are associated with liveliness and happiness, and black moss is a homonym for exceeding in wealth.
The president also says Venezuela can offer the process of social change that it is undergoing in his presidency, called the Alternativa Bolivariana de las Americas (ALBA, a Spanish homonym for dawn).
For instance, Malttuki repeatedly uses the word yangban as a homonym to describe a person of noble birth as well as other things: