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A semihomonyn is a word that is a less than perfect homonyn, but has some overlap in meaning.

For example, Rote, Rut and Route.

A Rut might be a Route leaned by Rote.

The words Rut, Route and Rote seem to share a common Root.

The words Rut, Route, Rote and Root seem to share a common Root.

User:TableTop 28 June 2005 06:29 (UTC)

English sense to add[edit]

To add: "barbarian" string instrument. 04:15, 31 March 2009 (UTC)