[ huh-mof-uh-nuh s, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒf ə nəs, hoʊ- /
identical in pronunciation.
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- homoplastic graft,
Origin of homophonous
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/ (hɒˈmɒfənəs) /
of, relating to, or denoting a homophone
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