Definition of byname noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

byname

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbaɪneɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaɪneɪm//
 
 
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a name given to somebody who has the same first name as somebody else, so that it is clear who is being referred to
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: byname