multiform

[ muhl-tuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈmʌl təˌfɔrm /

adjective

having many different shapes, forms, or kinds.

Origin of multiform

From the Latin word multiformis, dating back to 1595–1605. See multi-, -form

OTHER WORDS FROM multiform

mul·ti·for·mi·ty [muhl-tuh-fawr-mi-tee] /ˌmʌl təˈfɔr mɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multiform

multiform
/ (ˈmʌltɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

having many forms or kinds

Derived forms of multiform

multiformity (ˌmʌltɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ), noun
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Medicine definitions for multiform

multiform
[ mŭltə-fôrm′ ]

adj.

Occurring in or having many forms or shapes; polymorphic.

Other words from multiform

mul′ti•formi•ty (-fôrmĭ-tē) n.
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