Synonyms for paronym

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-uh-nim
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær ə nɪm

Définition of paronym

Origin :
  • "cognate word," 1846, from Greek paronymos, "formed by a slight change," from para- (see para- (1)) + onyma (see name (n.)). Related: Paronymous (1660s).
  • As in loan word : noun word borrowed from another language

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