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onomasticon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n onomasticon a list of proper nouns naming persons or places
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Onomasticon A collection of names and terms; a dictionary; specif., a collection of Greek names, with explanatory notes, made by Julius Pollux about a. d. 180.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n onomasticon A work containing words or names, with their explanation, arranged in alphabetical or other regular order; a dictionary; a vocabulary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Onomasticon a list of words: a vocabulary
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. (sc.), fr. . See Onomastic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr., from onoma, a name.

Usage

In literature:

See Saxii Onomasticon, tom.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
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