Definition of prenominate in US English:

prenominate

adjective

rare
  • Aforementioned; = prenominated.

verb

  • with object To name or specify in advance, to mention previously, especially to nominate (a candidate) for an election, post, etc., beforehand. Occasionally without object.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Bradshaw (d. 1513), scholar and hagiographer. From classical Latin praenōminātus, past participle of praenōmināre<br>early 17th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From classical Latin praenōmināt-, past participial stem of praenōmināre to name with a praenomen, in post-classical Latin also to name beforehand (early 3rd cent. in Tertullian), to mention beforehand from prae- + nōmināre.

Pronunciation

prenominate

/priːˈnɒmɪnət/