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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation; "the word `bow' is an example of a heteronym"

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1889 one of two or more homographs (as a bass voice and bass, a fish) that differ in pronunciation and meaning

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Heteronym Het"er*o*nym, n. That which is heteronymous; a thing having a different name or designation from some other thing; -- opposed to homonym.



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