bifidity

bifid

[bahy-fid]
adjective
separated or cleft into two equal parts or lobes.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin bifidus, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + fid- (variant stem of findere to split; akin to bite) + -us adj. suffix

bifidity, noun
bifidly, adverb
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bifid (ˈbaɪfɪd)
 
adj
divided into two lobes by a median cleft: bifid leaves
 
[C17: from Latin bifidus from bi-1 + -fidus, from findere to split]
 
bi'fidity
 
n
 
'bifidly
 
adv

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bifid bi·fid (bī'fĭd)
adj.
Forked or split into two parts.

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