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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Metamer (Chem) Any one of several metameric forms of the same substance, or of different substances having the same composition; as, xylene has three metamers, viz., orthoxylene, metaxylene, and paraxylene; an isomer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n metamer A compound which is metameric, or exhibits the property of metamerism.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Metamere


In literature:

Latin verse-quotation, Ovid, 'Metam.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
Ovid ("Metam.," xv., 392) uses the legend for poetical purposes.
"Frauds and Follies of the Fathers" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler