tetrachotomous

Tetrachotomous

Tet`ra*chot"o*mous\, a. [Gr. te`tracha in four parts + te`mnein to cut.] (Bot.) Having a division by fours; separated into four parts or series, or into series of fours.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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