Definition: Pen name
Pen from Middle English penne, from Anglo-Norman penne, from Old French penne, from Latin penna (“feather”), and name From Middle English name, nome, from Old English nama, noma, from Proto-West Germanic *namō, from Proto-Germanic *namô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.
pen name (plural pen names)
- A fictitious name used by an author in place of their actual name.
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