Meaning of ethnonym in English:

ethnonym

Pronunciation /ˈɛθnə(ʊ)nɪm/

noun

  • The name by which a people or ethnic group is known.

    ‘the spelling of the Saami ethnonym varies in the various sources’
    • ‘the term ‘Chechen’ is a Russian ethnonym’

Origin

Late 19th century from ethno- + -onym.