multifid

multifid

[muhl-tuh-fid]
adjective
cleft into many parts, divisions, or lobes.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin multifidus divided into many parts. See multi-, -fid

multifidly, adverb
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multifid or multifidous (ˈmʌltɪfɪd, mʌlˈtɪfɪdəs)
 
adj
having or divided into many lobes or similar segments: a multifid leaf
 
[C18: from Latin multifidus, from multus many + findere to split]
 
multifidous or multifidous
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin multifidus, from multus many + findere to split]
 
'multifidly or multifidous
 
adv

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multifid mul·ti·fid (mŭl'tə-fĭd')
adj.
Divided into many clefts or segments.

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