Definition of antonomasia
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LNS
antonomasia, antonomasiae
antonomasia
ἀντονομασία
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a rhetorical figure, by which, instead of the name, an epithet of a person is employed
Abbreviations
antonomasia, ae, f., = ἀντονομασία, a rhetorical figure, by which, instead of the name, an epithet of a person is employed (e. g. instead of Scipio, Eversor Carthaginis; instead of Achilles, Pelides; instead of Juno, Saturnia, etc.), Quint. 8, 6, 29; 8, 6, 43.
 
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