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Word of the Day

Monday, March 20, 2017

Eponymous

[uh-pon-uh-muh s] adjective

That gives [their] name to anything; giving one's name to a tribe, place, etc.

example:

Each year many of the eponymous bursaries that generous philanthropists have created to benefit RRC students are not be applied for.  

Credit: http://www.oed.com.athena.rrc.mb.ca:2048/view/Entry/63656?redirectedFrom=Eponymous#eid

Submitted by: John Mark