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synonyms for metronymic

  • last name
  • cognomen
  • matronymic
  • patronymic
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How to use metronymic in a sentence

Descent henceforth was reckoned in the paternal line, and society had become patronymic instead of metronymic.
SOCIETYHENRY KALLOCH ROWE
Metronymic, met-ro-nim′ik, adj. derived from the name of one's mother, or other female ancestor.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO METRONYMIC

  • cognomen
  • last name
  • matronymic
  • metronymic
  • patronymic
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