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Definition of eponymous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

eponymous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪˈpɒnɪməs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈpɑːnɪməs//
 
[only before noun]
 
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the eponymous character of a book, play, film/movie, etc. is the one mentioned in the title synonym titular Don Quixote, eponymous hero of the great novel by Cervantes Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from eponym + -ous.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: eponymous