pseudomorph

noun pseu·do·morph \ ˈsü-də-ˌmȯrf \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pseudomorph

1 : a mineral having the characteristic outward form of another species
2 : a deceptive or irregular form

pseudomorphic

play \ˌsü-də-ˈmȯr-fik\ adjective

pseudomorphism

play \ˌsü-də-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm\ noun

pseudomorphous

play \ˌsü-də-ˈmȯr-fəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pseudomorph

probably from French pseudomorphe, from pseud- + -morphe -morph


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