allograph

noun al·lo·graph \ ˈa-lə-ˌgraf \

Definition of allograph

1 :a letter of an alphabet in a particular shape (such as A or a)
2 :a letter or combination of letters that is one of several ways of representing one phoneme (such as pp in hopping representing the phoneme \p\)

allographic

play \ˌa-lə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

First Known Use of allograph

1951


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