cognomen

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  • noun

Synonyms for cognomen

the word or words by which one is called and identified

Synonyms for cognomen

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)

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The panegyrical preamble comprises a roll-call of cognomina ex virtute in Roman history, many hereditary, including that of Drusus, who bequeathed to his son the name Germanicus (597).