Synonyms of metamorphous


1. metamorphic, metamorphous

usage: of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks); "metamorphic stage"; "marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish"

2. metamorphous, metamorphic (vs. nonmetamorphic)

usage: produced by metamorphosis; "most insects are metamorphic as witness the stages as a butterfly develops from a caterpillar"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of metamorphous (Dictionary)