Part of Speech: Noun

The occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in succession

Littera (Latin) "letter"

In kindergarten, the teacher taught the children the alliteration "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers" and they all got tongue tied.


Part of Speech : noun

A military draft

Scribo, Scribere, Scripsi, Scriptum (Latin) "to write"

As many soldiers were dying, the government felt it was right to have a  conscription to replenish the army.


Part of Speech : Noun

A word fictious name

Onoma (Greek) "name"

The famous author J.K. Rowling used the pseudonym Kennilworthy Whisp in certain situations where she didn't want to use her nane.


Part of Speech : Noun

A system of naming, especially in the arts or sciences

Nomen (Latin) "name"

The chemistry teacher explained the nomenclature of the different chemicals.