Definition of "misnomer"
  1. A name that does not suit what it refers to or is not accurate
How to use "misnomer" in a sentence
  1. Despite its name, the koala bear is not a bear, that's a misnomer.
  2. Calling it a 'sea cucumber' is a misnomer because it's not a vegetable.
  3. Many people think that the 'guinea pig' is from Guinea, but that's a misnomer.

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