epi-, 在上，在中。-onym, 名字，词源同name, anonymous.
- eponym (n.)
- one whose name becomes that of a place, a people, an era, an institution, etc., 1833, from Greek eponymos "given as a name, giving one's name to something," as a plural noun (short for eponymoi heroes) denoting founders (legendary or real) of tribes, cities, etc.; from comb. form of epi "upon, (called) after," (see epi-) + onyma, Aeolic dialectal variant of onoma "name" (see name (n.)).
- 1. Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician john down.
- 2. Constantine I is the eponym for constantinople.
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