List of eponyms (A–K)

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An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) from whom something is said to take its name. The word is back-formed from "eponymous", from the Greek "eponymos" meaning "giving name".


Here is a list of eponyms:

ABCDEFGHI JKL–Z

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See List of eponyms (L–Z)

An asterisk designates people who became eponyms despite their stated wishes not to.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Adonis". 
  2. ^ Bo Beolens; Michael Watkins; Michael Grayson (6 September 2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. JHU Press. pp. 22–. ISBN 978-1-4214-0227-7. 
  3. ^ "Ammonia". h2g2 Eponyms. BBC.CO.UK. 11 January 2003. Archived from the original on 2 November 2007. Retrieved 8 November 2007. 
  4. ^ Grant, Michael; Hazel, John (2004-08-02). Who's Who in Classical Mythology. ISBN 978-1-134-50942-3. 
  5. ^ "Augean Stable – Definition of Augean stable by Merriam-Webster". 
  6. ^ Morton S. Freeman (18 December 1997). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. Oxford University Press, USA. pp. 122–. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4. 
  7. ^ Sommer, Toby J. 'Bahramdipity' and Scientific Research, The Scientist, 1999, 13(3), 13.
  8. ^ Sommer, Toby J. Bahramdipity and Nulltiple Scientific Discoveries, Science and Engineering Ethics, 2001, 7(1), 77–104.
  9. ^ Segre, Claudio G (1990-08-09). Italo Balbo. ISBN 978-0-520-91069-0. 
  10. ^ "Barnum effect – definition of Barnum effect in English from the Oxford dictionary". 
  11. ^ "Bidding adieu to a master inventor". 
  12. ^ a b c Garg, Anu (2007-10-30). The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two. ISBN 978-1-4406-2309-7. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Trahair, R. C. S (1994). From Aristotelian to Reaganomics. ISBN 978-0-313-27961-4. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Freeman, Morton S (1997-12-18). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4. 
  15. ^ Martin, Douglas. "Al Copeland, a Restaurateur Known for Spice and Speed, Dies at 64". The New York Times, March 25, 2008
  16. ^ Hoffman, Ken, "Chicken Cordon Bleu est TACO tres magnifique", King Features Syndicate, published in The Gazette of Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, Iowa, June 19, 1998, p. 2, ("chain was named for Popeye Doyle, the cop in The French Connection") Archived online at newsbank.com. Retrieved March 27, 2008
  17. ^ "Science: Draper's Memoirs". The Academy (London: Robert Scott Walker) XIV (338): 408. October 26, 1878. 
  18. ^ J. R. Mahan (2002). Radiation heat transfer: a statistical approach (3rd ed.). Wiley-IEEE. p. 58. ISBN 978-0-471-21270-6. 
  19. ^ http://www.history.org/foundation/journal/Winter14_Treesaver/cartoon.cfm
  20. ^ http://www.britannica.com/topic/Diedrich-Knickerbocker
  21. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20040129125743/http://hhrf.org/szabadsag/archivum/2002/12/2dec-23.htm