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Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: antonyme, from Greek anti- ( ANTI-) + onyma 'name'

antonym

noun
     
an‧to‧nym [countable]
SL a word that means the opposite of another word [↪ synonym]:
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