Meaning of agnomen
Pronunciation: (ag-nō'mun), [key]
— pl. -nom•i•na
- an additional, fourth name given to a person by the ancient Romans in allusion to some achievement or other circumstance, as “Africanus” in “Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus.” Cf. cognomen (def. 3).
- a nickname.
- agnomen (Thesaurus)