, a toponym
is a place name
, a geographical name, a proper name of locality, region, or some other part of Earth's surface or its natural or artificial feature. Toponymy
is the taxonomic study of place names. See toponymy
for a list of related articles.
In anatomy, toponym is a name of a region of the body, as distinguished from the name of an organ.
In biology, a toponym is a binomial name of a plant.
(Greek: τοπωνυμιος, toponymios| τοπος, topos, a place, locality + ονυμα, onyma, name, title).
See also -onym