holonymy

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From Ancient Greek ὅλος (hólos, whole) + ὄνομα (ónoma, name) + -y.

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holonymy (usually uncountable, plural holonymies)

  1. (countable, semantics) A semantic relation that exists between a term denoting a whole (the holonym) and a term denoting a part that pertains to the whole (the meronym).
  2. (uncountable, semantics) The quality or nature of being the whole in a holonymous relation.

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