Akronym

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Etymology[edit]

From akro- (tip, end, beginning) +‎ -onym (name). First attested in the early 1900s[1]. The term was modelled after Homonym and Synonym, and the parts are ultimately derived from Ancient Greek ἄκρον (ákron, end, extremity) and ὄνυμα (ónuma, name).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Akronym n (genitive Akronyms, plural Akronyme)

  1. acronym (word formed by initial letters)

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ Gerhard Stilz, Studien zur englischen Philologie, Nummer 21, Niemeyer., 1905