allograph


al·lo·graph

noun \ˈa-lə-ˌgraf\

Definition of ALLOGRAPH

1
:  a letter of an alphabet in a particular shape (as A or a)
2
:  a letter or combination of letters that is one of several ways of representing one phoneme (as pp in hopping representing the phoneme \p\)
al·lo·graph·ic \ˌa-lə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

First Known Use of ALLOGRAPH

1951

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