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- any of two or more different forms of the same chemical compound.
- Linguistics. one of the alternate contextually determined phonological shapes of a morpheme, as en in oxen, which is an allomorph of the English plural morpheme.Compare morph.
- Mineralogy. paramorph.
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British Dictionary definitions for allomorph
Derived Formsallomorphic, adjective
- linguistics any of the phonological representations of a single morpheme. For example, the final (s) and (z) sounds of bets and beds are allomorphs of the English noun-plural morpheme
- any of two or more different crystalline forms of a chemical compound, such as a mineral
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