Definition of polymorphous
: having, assuming, or occurring in various forms, characters, or styles : polymorphic a polymorphous rash polymorphous sexuality
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Mr. Shear follows the tradition of intuitive, stylistically polymorphous abstract painters like Raoul De Keyser and René Daniëls, but connects more directly with the canvas.
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Origin and Etymology of polymorphous
Greek polymorphos, from poly- + -morphos -morphous
First Known Use: 1754See Words from the same year
POLYMORPHOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of polymorphous for English Language Learners
: having or occurring in many different forms, styles, or stages of development
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