Student Thesaurus

One entry found for cognomen.
Entry Word: cognomen
Function: noun
Text: 1 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual <earned the cognomen of "Butterfingers"> -- see NICKNAME
2 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known <known by their full cognomen rather than a nickname> -- see NAME 1