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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Definitions for polymorphous

  1. Having, assuming, or passing through many or various forms, stages, or the like.

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Citations for polymorphous
It's a time machine, a polymorphous funk jazz rollercoaster transporting you from Art Blakey's hard bop and Weather Report's jazz rock to more speculative free form fusions. Miles Keylock , "The Disconnection is the Connection," Mail & Guardian Online
It had surprised me, at first, that a city so polymorphous as Bombay, with its unceasing variety of peoples, languages, and pursuits, tended to such narrow concentrations. Gregory David Roberts , Shantaram
Origin of polymorphous
1775-1785
Polymorphous combines the Greek roots Poly-, "many," and -morphous, "shape."