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:

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See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/sleen.htm
  2. ^ "Adonis".
  3. ^ Bo Beolens; Michael Watkins; Michael Grayson (6 September 2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. JHU Press. pp. 22–. ISBN 978-1-4214-0227-7.
  4. ^ https://onzetaal.nl/taaladvies/advies/ammehoela
  5. ^ "Ammonia". h2g2 Eponyms. BBC.CO.UK. 11 January 2003. Archived from the original on 2 November 2007. Retrieved 8 November 2007.
  6. ^ "Nachos, anyone? – Word stories – Oxford English Dictionary". 2 January 2010. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  7. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argus%E2%80%93eyed
  8. ^ Grant, Michael; Hazel, John (2 August 2004). Who's Who in Classical Mythology. ISBN 978-1-134-50942-3.
  9. ^ "Augean Stable – Definition of Augean stable by Merriam-Webster".
  10. ^ Morton S. Freeman (18 December 1997). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. Oxford University Press, USA. pp. 122–. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4.
  11. ^ Sommer, Toby J. 'Bahramdipity' and Scientific Research, The Scientist, 1999, 13(3), 13.
  12. ^ Sommer, Toby J. Bahramdipity and Nulltiple Scientific Discoveries, Science and Engineering Ethics, 2001, 7(1), 77–104.
  13. ^ Segre, Claudio G (9 August 1990). Italo Balbo. ISBN 978-0-520-91069-0.
  14. ^ "Barnum effect – definition of Barnum effect in English from the Oxford dictionary".
  15. ^ "Bidding adieu to a master inventor".
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bosch_hieronymus.htm
  17. ^ https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2008/12/brel-d15.html
  18. ^ http://www.bierebel.com/bieres-belges/bruegel
  19. ^ https://onzetaal.nl/taaladvies/advies/praten-als-brugman
  20. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/busch.htm
  21. ^ a b c Garg, Anu (30 October 2007). The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two. ISBN 978-1-4406-2309-7.
  22. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1977/09/19/archives/de-gustibus-more-on-lady-curzons-turtle-soup.html
  23. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/deix-manfred.htm
  24. ^ 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.
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Freeman, Morton S (18 December 1997). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4.
  26. ^ Martin, Douglas. "Al Copeland, a Restaurateur Known for Spice and Speed, Dies at 64". The New York Times, 25 March 2008
  27. ^ Hoffman, Ken, "Chicken Cordon Bleu est TACO tres magnifique", King Features Syndicate, published in The Gazette of Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, Iowa, 19 June 1998, p. 2, ("chain was named for Popeye Doyle, the cop in The French Connection") Archived online at newsbank.com. Retrieved 27 March 2008
  28. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draconian
  29. ^ "Science: Draper's Memoirs". The Academy. London: Robert Scott Walker. XIV (338): 408. 26 October 1878.
  30. ^ J. R. Mahan (2002). Radiation heat transfer: a statistical approach (3rd ed.). Wiley-IEEE. p. 58. ISBN 978-0-471-21270-6.
  31. ^ http://www.historischnieuwsblad.nl/nl/artikel/26220/de-noodwet-van-drees.html
  32. ^ http://www.npogeschiedenis.nl/speeches/nederlandsespeeches/wederopbouw-en-vernieuwing/Verdediging-in-Tweede-Kamer-door-premier-Drees-voor-wetsontwerp--Noodregeling-Ouderdomsvoorziening-.html
  33. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  34. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dulcinea
  35. ^ https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/falstaffian
  36. ^ Wikisource Phillips, Walter Alison (1911). "Faust". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  37. ^ Faustian – pertaining to or resembling or befitting Faust or Faustus especially in insatiably striving for worldly knowledge and power even at the price of spiritual values; "a Faustian pact with the Devil". http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Faustian
  38. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fellini_federico.htm
  39. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Frankenstein
  40. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=YZ8Pza5f0-QC&pg=PA156&lpg=PA156&dq=gargantua+eponym&source=bl&ots=AOQ3h1EfPM&sig=akBDfIs9_d7bAMO1eMCdupMTJjI&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidt-qsvcPOAhWJIsAKHdlvCZ0Q6AEISTAG#v=onepage&q=gargantua%20eponym&f=false
  41. ^ "Hugo Awards". The Locus Index to SF Awards: About the Awards. Locus Publications. Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-24.
  42. ^ "Minutes of the Business Meeting 1991". World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on 7 May 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-24. Preliminary Session No. 1, Item E.2; Main Session No. 1, Item F.3 ( 30/31 August 1991).
  43. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/gilliam_tery.htm
  44. ^ http://www.vlaamswoordenboek.be/definities/term/lamme+goedzak
  45. ^ Smil, Vaclav (1999). "Detonator of the population explosion" (PDF). Nature. 400: 415. doi:10.1038/22672.
  46. ^ Smil, Vaclav (2004). Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production (1st ed.). Cambridge, MA: MIT. ISBN 9780262693134.
  47. ^ Howarth, R. W. (2008). "Coastal nitrogen pollution: a review of sources and trends globally and regionally". Harmful Algae. 8: 14–20. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2008.08.015.
  48. ^ http://www.baracuta-g9.com/
  49. ^ http://www.history.org/foundation/journal/Winter14_Treesaver/cartoon.cfm
  50. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sherlock
  51. ^ http://www.thefreedictionary.com/sherlock
  52. ^ https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jekyll%20and%20Hyde
  53. ^ "Afflicted with a Jonah; The Sea Captain's Fear of Parsons' Sons" (PDF). The New York Times. March 6, 1885.
  54. ^ Sevket Turet; Ali Bayram (1 May 1996). Practical English-Turkish handbook. Hippocrene Books. p. 361. Archived from the original on 13 February 2018.
  55. ^ https://www.vandale.nl/gratis-woordenboek/nederlands/betekenis/jonassen#.Ww0dU_mFPcc
  56. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/kirby.htm
  57. ^ http://www.britannica.com/topic/Diedrich-Knickerbocker
  58. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20040129125743/http://hhrf.org/szabadsag/archivum/2002/12/2dec-23.htm