Definition of allonymous in English:

allonymous

adjective

  • Published or appearing under the name of someone other than the actual author; falsely attributed to an author.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Horne (1780–1862), biblical scholar and bibliographer. From allo- + -nymous, perhaps after French allonyme.

Pronunciation

allonymous

/aˈlɒnɪməs/