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metamorphous meaning and definition

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Definition of metamorphous (adjective)

  1. of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
    • "metamorphic stage"; "marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish"
    • synonyms: metamorphic
  2. produced by metamorphosis
    • "most insects are metamorphic as witness the stages as a butterfly develops from a caterpillar"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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