hemitrope

[ hem-i-trohp ]
/ ˈhɛm ɪˌtroʊp /
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noun

adjective

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Origin of hemitrope

From French, dating back to 1795–1805; see origin at hemi-, -trope

OTHER WORDS FROM hemitrope

hem·i·trop·ic [hem-i-trop-ik, -troh-pik], /ˌhɛm ɪˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/, adjectivehem·i·tro·pism, he·mit·ro·py [hi-mi-truh-pee], /hɪˈmɪ trə pi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hemitrope

hemitrope
/ (ˈhɛmɪˌtrəʊp) /

noun

chem another name for twin (def. 3)

Derived forms of hemitrope

hemitropic (ˌhɛmɪˈtrɒpɪk), adjectivehemitropism or hemitropy (hiːˈmɪtrəpɪ), noun
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