Word of the DaySunday, January 23, 2011
\HOM-uh-graf\ , noun;
A word of the same written form as another but of different meaning, whether pronounced the same way or not.
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
Homograph conbines the Greek roots homos, "same," and graphos, "drawn or written."
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