Definition of allotriomorphic in English:

allotriomorphic

adjective

Mineralogy
  • Xenomorphic. Contrasted with idiomorphic.

    See also idiomorphic

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Geological Magazine. From ancient Greek ἀλλότριος belonging to another + -morphic, after German allotriomorph.

Pronunciation

allotriomorphic

/əˌlɒtrɪəˈmɔːfɪk//ˌalətrɪəˈmɔːfɪk/