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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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Using a 'music-first approach,' Homonym, explained Constantino, would help brands find their sonic identity.
The name Sarcocornietum perennis of the Canarian association is a later homonym of the Cuban name Salicornietum perennis (Art.
Third, the GSPAS synonyms become new terms and may cause homonym problems.
Additionally, homonyms, typos and citation mistakes significantly affect any database.
Most of us get stuck occasionally on deciding between 2 words and choosing the proper one--especially if the words are homophones (words that sound alike but have different meanings) or homonyms (words that sound alike but are spelled differently)--and some pairs of words are both homophones and homonyms.
We examined the homonym and the homograph and now we can highlight the heteronym.
splendoris, new combination) invalid, we propose a replacement name for the junior homonym as follows:
This publication culminates with an illustration which cleverly highlights every homonym cited in the text.
He cites recent studies of 'semantic priming', where processing of word meaning is sped up when one sees a semantically related but phonologically unrelated word ('paper'/'magazine'), 'phonological inhibition', where processing is slowed down when one sees a homonym of particular word ('river bank'/'savings bank', e.
Ad homonym attacks, rhetoric, and posturing overshadowed substantive discussion on pressing problems.
The genus Lacertina was described by Remes Lenicov & Rossi Batiz (2011) to include a new species of Saccharosydnini from Argentina, ignoring that this name had a senior homonym, Lacertina Meuschen (1778), that corresponds to an amphibious genus from New Zealand.
The general usage of the homonym "chino," meaning Chinese, emerged in nineteenth-century Manila, Philippines as a synonym of Sangley, the name given to Chinese merchants.