nom-, nomen-, nomin-, -nomia, -nomic
Motto of the Territory of Puerto Rico.
2. The inability to recall the right name for objects.
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.