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polymorphous

[ pol-ee-mawr-fuhs ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈmɔr fəs /
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adjective
having, assuming, or passing through many or various forms, stages, or the like.
a variant of polymorphic.
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Origin of polymorphous

First recorded in 1775–85, polymorphous is from the Greek word polýmorphos “multiform”; see poly-, -morphous
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British Dictionary definitions for polymorphous

polymorphous

polymorphic

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfəs) /

adjective
having, taking, or passing through many different forms or stages
(of a substance) exhibiting polymorphism
(of an animal or plant) displaying or undergoing polymorphism
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