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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name); A familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name).

Usage examples (26)
  • Anderson: Lawyerly Type, your cognomen is mischosen.
  • Lawyerly Type, your cognomen is mischosen.
  • Or your own sweet cognomen will make you feel sad,
  • Acidinus was the cognomen of several distinguished men. for more
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