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1. agnomen

an additional name or an epithet appended to a name (as in Ferdinand the Great')

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noun plural -nomina (-ˈnɒmɪnə)
the fourth name or second cognomen occasionally acquired by an ancient Roman
See also cognomen, nomen, praenomen
2.  another word for nickname

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nounWord forms: plural agˈnomina (ægˈnɑmɪnə ; agnämˈinə)
in ancient Rome, a name added to the cognomen, esp. as an epithet honoring some achievement
a nickname

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n. pl. ag·nom·i·na (-nŏmə-nə)
An additional cognomen given to a Roman citizen, often in honor of military victories.

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