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eponym (plural eponyms)
- The name of a real or fictitious person whose name has, or is thought to have, given rise to the name of a particular item.
- Romulus is the eponym of Rome.
- A word formed from a real or fictive person’s name.
name of a person that has given rise to the name of something
word formed from a person’s name