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- n. A book, list, or vocabulary of names, especially of people.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A collection of names and terms; a dictionary; specif., a collection of Greek names, with explanatory notes, made by Julius Pollux about a. d. 180.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A work containing words or names, with their explanation, arranged in alphabetical or other regular order; a dictionary; a vocabulary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a list of proper nouns naming persons or places
From Ancient Greek ὀνομαστικόν (onomastikon), neuter form of ὀνομαστικός (onomastikos, "belonging to names"), from ὀνομάζω (onomazō, "I name"), from ὄνομα (onoma, "name"). (Wiktionary)