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A pojmanym is an uncapitalized word that is derived from a proper noun. The word is itself a pojmanym as it refers to brothers Jim and John Pojman who first used the word in 1975.
Jane: Did you know that 'aphrodisiac' is a pojmanym?
John: Yes! It is derived from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love.
by woahyoullneverknow November 23, 2007