Etymology
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allograph (n.)

"writing made by another person," by 1900, from allo- "other" + -graph "something written." Especially in law, "a deed not written by any of the parties to it." Linguistics sense "form of an alphabetic letter" is from 1951, with second element abstracted from grapheme. Related: Allographic.

updated on December 21, 2016

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Definitions of allograph from WordNet

allograph (n.)
a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme;
allograph (n.)
a signature written by one person for another;
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