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Polymorph definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

POL'YMORPH, n. [Gr. many and form.] A name given by Soldani to a numerous tribe or series of shells, which are very small, irregular and singular in form, and which cannot be referred to any known genus.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an organism that can assume more than one adult form as in the castes of ants or termites

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1828 1. a polymorphic organism; also one of the several forms of such an organism 2. any of the crystalline forms of a polymorphic substance

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Polymorph 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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