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:

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O[edit]

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Q[edit]

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Z[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

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  3. ^ Arturo Iengo (2008). Cucina Napoletana: 100 Recipes from Italy's Most Vibrant City. New Holland Publishers, Limited. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-84537-989-6.
  4. ^ Angelo Forgione (2013). Made in Naples: come Napoli ha civilizzato l'Europa (e come continua a farlo) (in Italian). Magenes. ISBN 978-88-6649-039-5.
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  6. ^ Joseph Twadell Shipley (July 2001). The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots. JHU Press. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-8018-6784-2.
  7. ^ Joan Nathan (2 November 2010). Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-307-59450-1.
  8. ^ "Monty Duffle Navy". US Store.
  9. ^ "The classic we can't bear to be without - Telegraph". fashion.telegraph.co.uk.
  10. ^ "obsidianus". Wiktionary. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  11. ^ a b Anu Garg (30 October 2007). The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two: The Hidden Lives and Strange Origins of Common and Not-So-Common Words. Penguin Publishing Group. p. 69. ISBN 978-1-4406-2309-7.
  12. ^ Penrose, R. (1979). "Pentaplexity A Class of Non-Periodic Tilings of the Plane". The Mathematical Intelligencer. 2 (1): 32–37. doi:10.1007/bf03024384. ISSN 0343-6993.
  13. ^ Nassour, Ellis. "Learn about Antoinette Perry, the namesake of the Tony Awards". TonyAwards.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  14. ^ "the definition of pinchbeck". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  15. ^ "Definition of PROCRUSTEAN". www.merriam-webster.com.
  16. ^ "Rambo - Definition of Rambo in English by Oxford Dictionaries". Oxford Dictionaries - English.
  17. ^ "Litigation: 8 tips for dealing with a Rambo lawyer". insidecounsel.com. 2015-09-27. Archived from the original on 2015-09-27. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
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  19. ^ "Norman Rockwell". lambiek.net.
  20. ^ Brown, Lesley, ed. (1993), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 2, Clarendon Press, p. 2618
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  23. ^ Elizabeth Webber; Mike Feinsilber (1999). Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions. Merriam-Webster. pp. 479–480. ISBN 978-0-87779-628-2.
  24. ^ https://radiopaedia.org/articles/terry-thomas-sign-1 Entry on Radiopaedia
  25. ^ Amanda Gold (31 May 2009). "Bay Area stars freshening up 5 classic dishes". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
  26. ^ "Doubting Thomas – Definition of Doubting Thomas by Merriam-Webster".
  27. ^ Cowley, Stacy (2002-02-26). "Trillian restores AOL IM connection". CNN.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  28. ^ a b c d e f g R. C. S. Trahair (1994). From Aristotelian to Reaganomics: A Dictionary of Eponyms with Biographies in the Social Sciences. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 620. ISBN 978-0-313-27961-4.
  29. ^ a b "The Turner Prize". Tate. 2017-07-10. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  30. ^ "Oskar Andersson | Lambiek Comiclopedia". Lambiek.net. Retrieved 2016-09-17.
  31. ^ http://zipzipinkspot.blogspot.com/2008/08/brief-history-of-dolly-varden-dress.html
  32. ^ a b Freeman, Morton S (1997-12-18). A New Dictionary of Eponyms. ISBN 978-0-19-509354-4.
  33. ^ "Definition of WELLERISM". www.merriam-webster.com.
  34. ^ "The history makers". HOIST magazine. Retrieved 2016-09-17.
  35. ^ Malvern, Jack (May 21, 2005). "Aaaaaaaarrrrrrrrgggggghhh!!". The Times. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
  36. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2014-08-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Birds. ISBN 978-1-4729-0574-1.
  37. ^ "Richard F. Outcault". lambiek.net.