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multivocal

[muhl-tiv-uh-kuh l] /mʌlˈtɪv ə kəl/
adjective
1.
having many or different meanings of equal probability or validity:
a multivocal word.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; multi- + vocal
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British Dictionary definitions for multi-vocal

multivocal

/ˌmʌltɪˈvəʊkəl/
adjective
1.
having many meanings
Word Origin
C19: from Latin multus many + vocare to call; on the model of equivocal
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