Misnomer

A misnomer is a word or term that suggests a meaning that is known to be wrong. Misnomers often arise because the thing named received its name long before its true nature was known. A misnomer may also be simply a word that is used incorrectly or misleadingly. `Misnomer` does not mean `misunderstanding` or `popular misconception`. == Source...
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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] - 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

noun 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

an incorrect or unsuitable name
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misnomer

an incorrect or unsuitable name
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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

n. the wrong name.
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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

This is understood in viticulture pretending a false wine identity by unlawful manipulation. Such falsifications already existed in the antiquity, for example, the famous Falernian by a wrong label. The most spectacular (but ultimately not sufficiently clarified) recent incident is under the heading of Hardy Rodenstock described. See the topic in d...
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