métonymie

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See also: metonymie and Metonymie

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin metonymia, from Ancient Greek μετονομασία (metonomasía, change of name), from μετά (metá, other) + ὄνομα (ónoma, name).

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Noun[edit]

métonymie f (plural métonymies)

  1. metonymy (figure of speech)

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