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Input interpretation:

metamorphosis  (English word)


Definitions:

1 | noun | the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals\n2 | noun | a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances\n3 | noun | a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft


Pronunciation:

m,etuhm\'awrfuhsuhs  (IPA: mˌɛtəmˈɔrfəsəs)


Hyphenation:

met-a-mor-pho-sis  (13 letters  | 5 syllables)


First known use in English:

1533  (European Renaissance)  (484 years ago)

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