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irregular in form; opposed to uniform; anomalous; hence, unlike; dissimilar; as, to difform corolla, the parts of which do not correspond in size or proportion; difform leaves. The unequal refractions of difform rays. (Sir i. Newton)

Origin: cf. F. Difforme, fr. L. Dif- = dis- _ forma form. Cf. Deform.

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