misnomer

[n] - an incorrect or unsuitable name
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Misnomer

Mis·no'mer noun [ Old French prefix mes- amiss, wrong (L. minus less) + French nommer to name, Latin nominare , from nomen name. See Name .] The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing;
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Misnomer

Mis·no'mer transitive verb To misname. [ R.]
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misnomer

noun an incorrect or unsuitable name
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Misnomer

• (n.) The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing; a wrong or inapplicable name or title. • (v. t.) To misname.
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misnomer

misnomer 1. A wrong or unsuitable name or term for something or someone. 2. A use of a wrong or unsuitable name or term to describe something or someone.
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Misnomer

A misnomer is a term which suggests an interpretation that is known to be untrue. Such incorrect terms sometimes derive their names because of the form, action, or origin of the subject becoming named popularly or widely referenced—long before their true natures were known. == Sources of misnomers == Some of the sources of misnomers are: ...
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Misnomer

The act of using a wrong name. Misnomers, may be considered with regard to contracts, to devises and bequests, and to suits or actions.In general, when the party can be ascertained, a mistake in the name will not avoid the contract. Nihil facit error nominis, cum de corpori constat, is the rule of the civil law. Misnomers of legatees will not i...
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Misnomer

(n) Misnomer is a wrong name affixed or assigned to an entity, group, association, article , product, actions etc especially when they are classified by its functional structure.
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misnomer

n. the wrong name.
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