Definition of pronomination in US English:

pronomination

noun

Rhetoric
rare
  • Antonomasia; an instance of this.

noun

Grammar
rare
  • Indication of or reference to something by means of a pronoun.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From classical Latin prōnōminātiōn-, prōnōminātiō antonomasia from prō- + nōmināt-, past participial stem of nōmināre + -iō, after Hellenistic Greek ἀντονομασία<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Notes and Queries. From classical Latin prōnōmin-, prōnōmen pronoun + -ation.

Pronunciation

pronomination

/ˌprə(ʊ)nɒmɪˈneɪʃn/