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hemitrope

[hem-i-trohp] /ˈhɛm ɪˌtroʊp/
noun
1.
twin1 (def 5).
adjective
2.
twin1 (def 12).
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French; see hemi-, -trope
Related forms
hemitropic
[hem-i-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌhɛm ɪˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
hemitropism, hemitropy
[hi-mi-truh-pee] /hɪˈmɪ trə pi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hemitrope

hemitrope

/ˈhɛmɪˌtrəʊp/
noun
1.
(chem) another name for twin (sense 3)
Derived Forms
hemitropic (ˌhɛmɪˈtrɒpɪk) adjective
hemitropism, hemitropy (hiːˈmɪtrəpɪ) noun
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