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- noun the
nameof a river, lake, seaor any other body of water
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From hydr- + -onym.
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There are a few Scandinavian names on the map, namely creeks carrying the surnames Balto and Lindblom and perhaps the town name Moss, all named after more likely sources than an obscure hydronym.
mialuthien commented on the word hydronym
hydronym – the name for a body of water
July 19, 2008
qms commented on the word hydronym
No mapmaker serves his own whim;
The naming’s not left up to him.
Our heroes account
For each soaring mount,
But Indian words for a hydronym.
January 4, 2017