Pronunciation: (het'ur-u-klīt"), [key]
—adj. Also,het•er•o•clit•icPronunciation: (het"ur-u-klit'ik), [key]het"er•o•clit'i•cal.
1. irregular or abnormal; anomalous.
2. Gram.irregular in inflection; having inflected forms belonging to more than one class of stems.
1. a person or thing that deviates from the ordinary rule or form.
2. Gram.a heteroclite word.
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