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Meaning of POLYMORPH

Pronunciation:  p'âleem`orf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an organism that can assume more than one adult form as in the castes of ants or termites
 

POLYMORPH is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: being, organism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pol"y*morph\, n. [Gr. ? multiform; poly`s many + ?
form: cf. F. polymorphe.] (Crystallog.)
A substance capable of crystallizing in several distinct
forms; also, any one of these forms. Cf. {Allomorph}.

 

 

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