Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 producing various optically distorted images 2 of or relating to the gradual evolution of different types of organism
adj. pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another
pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system; "an anamorphic lense"
Usage examples of "anamorphic".
Its anamorphic structure was clear as it loomed in the visible sky, like a diamond-studded ghost.