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Topic: LITERATURE

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: pseudonyme, from Greek pseudonymos 'having a false name'

pseudonym

noun
     
pseu‧do‧nym [countable]
AL an invented name that a writer, artist etc uses instead of their real name
under a pseudonym
He wrote under the pseudonym 'Silchester'.
pseudonymous adjective:
He was the pseudonymous author.
pseudonymously adverb
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