from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having several variant forms, especially subspecies or varieties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having several different taxa of the next lower rank, especially having several subspecies
- adj. exhibiting polytypism
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as polytypical.
poly- + typ(e) + -ic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)