[ zen-uh-mawr-fik, zee-nuh- ]
/ ˌzɛn əˈmɔr fɪk, ˌzi nə- /
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Also allotriomorphic. Petrography. noting or pertaining to a mineral grain that does not have its characteristic crystalline form but has a form impressed on it by surrounding grains; anhedral.
in an unusual form; having a strange form.
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OTHER WORDS FROM xenomorphicxen·o·mor·phi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for xenomorphic
/ (ˌzɛnəˈmɔːfɪk) /
(of a mineral constituent of an igneous rock) not having its characteristic crystal shape because of deforming pressure from adjacent minerals
Derived forms of xenomorphicxenomorphically, adverb
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