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noun (synonymies)
  1. The quality of being synonymous; sameness of meaning.
  2. A system of synonyms.
  3. (botany) The collective synonyms (all the names referring to a particular taxon, except the correct name)
  4. (botany) The state of not being a correct name, of being a synonym
::In 1924 this name was reduced to synonymy.
  1. (zoology) The collective synonyms (all the names referring to the same taxon, including the correct name)
    Etymology: synonymia, a synonym

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