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heteronym


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heteronym  \Het"er*o*nym\,  n. 
  That  which  is  heteronymous;  a  thing  having  a  different  name 
  or  designation  from  some  other  thing  --  opposed  to  homonym. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heteronym 
  n  :  two  words  are  heteronyms  if  they  are  spelled  the  same  way 
  but  differ  in  pronunciation  (e.g.  bow) 




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