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partible

[pahr-tuh-buh l] /ˈpɑr tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being divided or separated; separable; divisible.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin partibilis divisible, equivalent to Latin part(īrī) to divide, part + -ibilis -ible
Related forms
partibility, noun
nonpartible, adjective
unpartible, adjective
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Examples for partible
  • The advantages of eldest sons have been shown to exist in law and life, even where partible inheritance was the norm.
British Dictionary definitions for partible

partible

/ˈpɑːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
(esp of property or an inheritance) divisible; separable
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin partibilis, from part-, parspart
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