Meaning of IDIOMORPHIC in English

— idiomorphically , adv. — idiomorphism , n.

/id'ee euh mawr"fik/ , adj.

1. Also, euhedral . (in a rock) noting or pertaining to a mineral constituent having its own characteristic outward crystalline form unaltered by the other constituents of the rock; automorphic.

2. having its own characteristic form.

[ 1885-90; idiómorph ( os ) having an individual form (see IDIO-, -MORPHOUS) + -IC ]

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