praenomen
Noun

praenomen (plural praenomens)

  1. (historical) An ancient Roman first name.
  2. (historical) The throne name of a pharaoh, the fourth of the five names of the royal titulary, traditionally encircled by a cartouche and preceded by the title nswt-bjtj.
  3. (zoology) The genus name put before the species name.
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