from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
- adj. Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Deviating from the normal; aberrant or abnormal.
- adj. Of uncertain or unknown categorization.
- adj. Having anomalies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; irregular; abnormal: as, an anomalous character; an anomalous pronunciation.
- Synonyms Unusual, singular, peculiar, odd, exceptional, unaccountable. See irregular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deviating from the general or common order or type
From Late Latin anōmalos, from Greek, uneven : probably from an-, not; see a-1 + homalos, even (from homos, same; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin anomalus (Wiktionary)