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English adjective: patronymic

1. patronymic of or derived from a personal or family name


English noun: patronymic

1. patronymic (communication) a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)


Synonymspatronym


Broader (hypernym)name


Domain regionEmerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland









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