MEANING: adjective: Bearing the author’s name; named.

ETYMOLOGY: Back-formation from Latin anonymus, from Greek anonymus, from an- (not) + onyma (name). Earliest documented use: 1775. Anonymous is from 1601.

ONYXOUS - like a black semi-precious jewel

ONYMPUS - one letter away from the home of the Greek Gods

NYMOUS - uninvited denizen of many Manhattan apartments