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al•lo•morph



Pronunciation: (al'u-môrf"), [key]
n.
1. any of two or more different forms of the same chemical compound.
2. Ling.one of the alternate contextually determined phonological shapes of a morpheme, as en in oxen, which is an allomorph of the English plural morpheme. Cf. morph.
3. Mineral.paramorph.

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