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Occurring in or having many forms or shapes.

mul′ti·for′mi·ty (-fôr′mĭ-tē) n.


having many forms or kinds
multiformity n


(ˈmʌl təˌfɔrm)

having many shapes or kinds.
[1595–1605; < Latin multiformis. See multi-, -form]
mul`ti•for′mi•ty, n.
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Adj.1.multiform - occurring in or having many forms or shapes or appearances; "the multiform universe of nature and man"- John Dewey
uniform, unvarying - always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"




[ˈmʌltɪfɔːm] ADJmultiforme
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