Metaplast

Met´a`plast


n.1.(Gram.) A word having more than one form of the root.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(4) Latin does have a number of metaplasts. But for ilia a second declension form is attested only once: iliis (dative) at Celsus, Med.