Meaning of allograph
Pronunciation: (al'u-graf", -gräf"), [key]
- a variant form of a grapheme that is in complementary distribution or free variation with another form of the same grapheme, as t and T or n in run and nn in runner; an orthographic contextual variant. Cf. grapheme.
- writing or a signature inscribed by one person for another, as distinguished from autograph.
- a deed or other legal document not in the writing of any of the persons who are party to it.
- allograph (Thesaurus)