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
To add: "barbarian" string instrument. 188.8.131.52 04:15, 31 March 2009 (UTC)