Meaning of heteroclite


Pronunciation: (het'ur-u-klīt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. irregular or abnormal; anomalous.
  2. irregular in inflection; having inflected forms belonging to more than one class of stems.
  1. a person or thing that deviates from the ordinary rule or form.
  2. a heteroclite word.
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