multiform

[muhl-tuh-fawrm]
adjective
having many different shapes, forms, or kinds.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin multiformis. See multi-, -form

multiformity [muhl-tuh-fawr-mi-tee] , noun
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multiform (ˈmʌltɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
having many forms or kinds
 
multiformity
 
n

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multiform
c.1600, from L. multiformis, from multus "much, many" (see multi-) + forma "shape" (see form).
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multiform mul·ti·form (mŭl'tə-fôrm')
adj.
Occurring in or having many forms or shapes; polymorphic.


mul'ti·for'mi·ty (-fôr'mĭ-tē) n.
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They were the enemies of our home gardens, and they were legion and multiform.
Thus the teacher must try to correct multiform errors without confusing or discouraging enthusiastic authors.
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