paronym definition

  • noun:
    • A paronymous word.
    • A word derived from similar root, or with the same noise, as another term.
    • A paronymous term.
    • A word which will be a derivative from another.
    • A word of one language which translates a word of another with only an improvement of cancellation or any other slight modification, as English channel for Latin canalis: opposed to heteronym.

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