Definition of allotriomorph in English:

allotriomorph

noun

Mineralogy Metallurgy
  • An allotriomorphic (xenomorphic) substance or crystal.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. From ancient Greek ἀλλότριος belonging to another + -morph, after allotriomorphic.

Pronunciation

allotriomorph

/əˈlɒtrɪə(ʊ)ˌmɔːf/