Definition of eponymous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    eponymous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪˈpɑnəməs//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1the eponymous character of a book, play, movie, etc. is the one mentioned in the title synonym titular
  2. 2 Don Quixote, eponymous hero of the great novel by Cervantes
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