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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


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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