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allomorph

al·lo·morph

allomorph

 
pronunciation:
ae l morf
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several alternate structural forms of the same chemical compound; paramorph.
definition 2: in linguistics, any of the variant phonological forms of a morpheme.
The ending "-t" in "dreamt" is an allomorph of the morpheme "-ed".
derivation: allomorphic (adj.)
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