Definition of morphon in English:

morphon

noun

Linguistics
  • In stratificational grammar: = "morphophoneme".

noun

Botany
  • A category or subdivision defined on the basis of morphological features; a morphological type.

Origin

1960s. Shortened from morphoneme or morphophoneme<br>1970s; earliest use found in Soviet Soil Science. Probably from morpho- + -on, after Russian morfon.

Pronunciation

morphon

/ˈmɔːfɒn/