Definition of homophonous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

homophonous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//həˈmɑfənəs//
 
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(of a word) having the same pronunciation as another word but a different meaning or spelling “Bear” and “bare” are homophonous.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: homophonous