List of eponyms (L–Z)

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An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity.


Here is a list of eponyms:

A–KLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

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M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Q[edit]

  • Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian war criminal – the term "quisling" became a synonym in many European languages for traitor

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

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  2. ^ Nathan, Joan (2010-11-02). Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous. ISBN 978-0-307-59450-1. 
  3. ^ a b c d Garg, Anu (2007-10-30). The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two. ISBN 978-1-4406-2309-7. 
  4. ^ Penrose, R. (1979). "Pentaplexity a Class of Non-Periodic Tilings of the Plane". The Mathematical Intelligencer. 2: 32. doi:10.1007/BF03024384. 
  5. ^ "Antoinette Perry – History from the Tony Awards – TonyAwards.com – The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards® - Official Website by IBM". TonyAwards.com. 
  6. ^ http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/stoe002nede01_01/stoe002nede01_01_1034.php
  7. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/1999/03/24/arts/television-review-they-re-like-you-know-seinfeld.html
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/servais_raoul.htm
  9. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=uqoWm76BuZsC&pg=SL16-PA126&lpg=SL16-PA126&dq=servaisgraphy&source=bl&ots=_6RoeBAVRA&sig=YDici2SpMLrUBdSoWoHqNqqQ6-w&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi2tMOQmcPOAhUkJ8AKHR87DjIQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=servaisgraphy&f=false
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  11. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shylock
  12. ^ http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/shylock
  13. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/1688790.stm
  14. ^ http://www.isgeschiedenis.nl/historische-uitdrukkingen/achtergrond-van-een-huishouden-van-jan-steen/
  15. ^ http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Sternberg+cell
  16. ^ Amanda Gold (31 May 2009). "Bay Area stars freshening up 5 classic dishes". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  17. ^ "Doubting Thomas – Definition of Doubting Thomas by Merriam-Webster". 
  18. ^ Stacy Cowley. "CNN.com – Trillian restores AOL IM connection – February 26, 2002". 
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  20. ^ a b "9 things you need to know about the Turner Prize". 
  21. ^ http://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/Uriasbrief
  22. ^ http://www.etymologiebank.nl/trefwoord/uriasbrief
  23. ^ a b Freeman, Morton S (1997-12-18). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4. 
  24. ^ http://www.hoistmagazine.com/features/the-history-makers/
  25. ^ Malvern, Jack (May 21, 2005). "Aaaaaaaarrrrrrrrgggggghhh!!". The Times. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 
  26. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2014-08-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Birds. ISBN 978-1-4729-0574-1.