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    allomorph - Dictionary definition and meaning for word allomorph

    Definition
    (noun) any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound
    Example Sentence
    • calcium carbonate occurs in the allomorphs calcite and aragonite
    Definition
    (noun) a variant phonological representation of a morpheme
    Example Sentence
    • the final sounds of `bets' and `beds' and `horses' and `oxen' are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme
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