nom-, nomen-, nomin-, -nomia, -nomic
Motto of the Territory of Puerto Rico.
2. The inability to recall the right name.
An expression of nominal aphasia (any disturbance in the comprehension or expression of language due to brain lesion).
In the military services, the term "gun" is considered to be a misnomer for "rifle".
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"He has one of the most famous names in the world."2. A word or phrase that refers to a specific place in the world or a particular thing: "The students were required to learn all of the names of countries that belong to the European Union."
3. A term or words that are used to describe or to insult somebody: "The girl was crying because the boy at school was calling her dirty names."
4. Etymology: from Old English nama, from Proto-Germanic namon and possibly Greek onoma, onyma, and Latin nomen; plus many other language sources.
2. A taxon name that has been formally accepted under the International Code for botanical nomenclature as the correct name contrary to the usual principles of botanical nomenclature.
A taxon (s), or taxa (pl), is a group of genetically similar organisms that are classified together as a species, genus, family, etc.
In taxonomy, this refers to a term or phrase which looks like a scientific name, and may well have been intended to become a scientific name, but fails to be one because it was not published with an adequate description, and so is "bare" or "naked" name.
Since a nomen nudum fails to qualify as a formal scientific name, a later author may publish a valid scientific name which is identical in spelling. If the same author publishes a name first as a nomen nudum and then later if it is accompanied by a valid description, the date of publication of the last valid description will become the taxon's date of establishment.
A nomen oblitum comes from Latin, "forgotten name" and it is a technical term, used in zoology.
In its present meaning, it came into existence with the fourth, 1999, edition of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.
After January 1, 2000, a scientific name could be formally declared to be a nomen oblitum if it had not been used in the scientific community since 1899, and when it was either a senior synonym or a homonym; that is, spelled the same as another name, which is in common use.
2. A steward or usher who assigned or indicated the places of guests at a banquet.
3. One who announces, or imparts to another, the names of persons or guests.
4. One who gives a name to, or invents a designation for, something: specifically, one who classifies natural objects under appropriate designations.