Meaning of HYPONYMY in English

HYPONYMY

/huy pon"euh mee/ , n. Ling.

the state or quality of being a hyponym.

[ 1950-55; HYP- + -onymy (see -ONYM, -Y 3 ), on the model of HOMONYMY, SYNONYMY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .