Main meanings of pronomination in English

: pronomination1pronomination2

pronomination1

Pronunciation /ˌprə(ʊ)nɒmɪˈneɪʃn/

noun

rare Rhetoric
  • Antonomasia; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From classical Latin prōnōminātiōn-, prōnōminātiō antonomasia from prō- + nōmināt-, past participial stem of nōmināre + -iō, after Hellenistic Greek ἀντονομασία.

Main meanings of pronomination in English

: pronomination1pronomination2

pronomination2

Pronunciation /ˌprə(ʊ)nɒmɪˈneɪʃn/

noun

rare Grammar
  • Indication of or reference to something by means of a pronoun.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Notes and Queries. From classical Latin prōnōmin-, prōnōmen pronoun + -ation.