heteroclite
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhɛtəɹəʊklaɪt/
Adjective

heteroclite

  1. Deviating from the ordinary rule; eccentric, abnormal.
  2. (grammar) Being irregularly declined or inflected.
Related terms Noun

heteroclite (plural heteroclites)

  1. A person who is unconventional; a maverick
  2. (grammar) An irregularly declined or inflected word
  3. (linguistics) A word whose etymological roots come from distinct, different languages or language groups.
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