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[het-er-uh-klahyt] /ˈhɛt ər əˌklaɪt/

adjective, Also, heteroclitic
[het-er-uh-klit-ik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈklɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA), heteroclitical
irregular or abnormal; anomalous.
Grammar. irregular in inflection; having inflected forms belonging to more than one class of stems.
a person or thing that deviates from the ordinary rule or form.
Grammar. a heteroclite word.
(esp of the form of a word) irregular or unusual
an irregularly formed word


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