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pseu·do·nym / ˈsoōdn-im/ • n. a fictitious name, esp. one used by an author.DERIVATIVES: pseu·do·nym·i·ty / ˌsoōdnˈimətē/ n.

pseudonym

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pseudonym XIX. — F. pseudonyme — Gr. pseudṓnumon, n. of pseudṓnumos (ónuma, ónoma NAME), whence pseudonymous XVIII.