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addaword.gifdefinition of tautonym

a biological name which repeats the same name for the genus and the species, such as rattus rattus (rat) or chloris chloris (greenfinch)
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/10/2012 11:45:00
Definition of tautonym from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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