Word of the Day – Nov. 20 – Onomastics

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Noun: Onomastics  (ah-nuh-MAS-tiks)


1: The science or study of the origins and forms or words used  in a specialized field, or of proper names of persons or places.

2. The system underlying the formation and use of words, especially proper names or of words used in a specialized field.

Example sentence: As a student of onomastics, Gloria liked to keep track of the most popular baby names across generations.

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