Main definitions of morphon in English

: morphon1morphon2

morphon1

Pronunciation /ˈmɔːfɒn/

noun

Linguistics
  • In stratificational grammar: = "morphophoneme".

Origin

1960s. Shortened from morphoneme or morphophoneme.

Main definitions of morphon in English

: morphon1morphon2

morphon2

Pronunciation /ˈmɔːfɒn/

noun

Soil Science Botany
  • A category or subdivision defined on the basis of morphological features; a morphological type.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Soviet Soil Science. Probably from morpho- + -on, after Russian morfon.