holonymy definition

  • noun:
    • A semantic connection that exists between a term denoting an entire (the holonym) and a term denoting part that concerns the complete (the meronym).
    • the standard or nature to be the complete in a holonymous connection.
    • the semantic relation that keeps between a complete and its own components

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