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(Linguistics) linguistics the set of phonemes or sequences of phonemes that constitute the various allomorphs of a morpheme
[C20: from morpheme + phoneme]
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|Noun||1.||morphophoneme - (linguistics) the phonemes (or strings of phonemes) that constitute the various allomorphs of a morpheme|
linguistics - the scientific study of language
allomorph - a variant phonological representation of a morpheme; "the final sounds of `bets' and `beds' and `horses' and `oxen' are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme"