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trimorph

[ trahy-mawrf ]
/ ˈtraɪ mɔrf /
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noun Crystallography.
a substance existing in three structurally distinct forms; a trimorphous substance.
any of the three forms.
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Origin of trimorph

First recorded in 1905–10, trimorph is from the Greek word trímorphos having three forms. See tri-, -morph
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British Dictionary definitions for trimorph

trimorph
/ (ˈtraɪmɔːf) /

noun
a substance, esp a mineral, that exists in three distinct forms
any of the forms in which such a structure exists
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