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Eponym
   means   
A Person from Whom Something E.g. a Place, Takes Its Name
A person, real or imaginary, from whom something e.g. a tribe, a nation or a place takes its name. Brut, the supposed grandson of Aeneas, is the eponym of the Britons
Eponymous
   means   
Named After a Person
As in a tribe, place, crater, law that is named after a person etc.
Boycott, Cardigan, Leotard, Sandwich
   are all   
Eponyms
Things named after the people who invented them






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