metonímia

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

metonímia f (plural metonímias)

  1. metonymy (the use of a single characteristic or name of an object to identify the entire object)