1. An error in naming a person or place.
a. Application of a wrong name.
b. A name wrongly or unsuitably applied to a person or object.
[Middle English misnoumer, from Old French mesnomer, to misname : mes-, wrongly; see MIS-1 + nommer, to name (from Latin nōmināre, from nōmen, name; see n-men- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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