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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Definitions for homograph

  1. A word of the same written form as another but of different meaning, whether pronounced the same way or not.

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Citations for homograph
She would pronounce the English word with a real fear, and found its close French homograph absurd, stupidly naval and military. Lilane Giraudon, Guy Bennett, Fur
It may help to remember the definition of the word homograph by looking at its parts. American Book Company, Kate McElvaney, Teresa Valentine, Maria Struder, Kent Carlisle -, Tackling the TAKS 8 in Reading
Origin of homograph
1800-1810
Homograph conbines the Greek roots homos, "same," and graphos, "drawn or written."