Definition of idiomorphic in English:

idiomorphic

adjective

Mineralogy
  • Of a mineral constituent in a rock: having its own characteristic crystal form.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Geological Magazine. From idio- + -morphic, after German idiomorph or its apparent model French idiomorphe. Compare Hellenistic Greek ιδιόμορϕος of peculiar form.

Pronunciation

idiomorphic

/ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk/