idiomorphic


id·i·o·mor·phic

adjective \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈmr-fik\

Definition of IDIOMORPHIC

:  having the proper form or shape —used of minerals whose crystalline growth has not been interfered with

Origin of IDIOMORPHIC

Greek idiomorphos, from idio- + -morphos -morphous
First Known Use: 1887

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