Multifid
Multifid Mul"ti*fid, a. [L. multifidus; multus much, many + findere to split: cf. F. multifide.] (Bot.) Having many segments; cleft into several parts by linear sinuses; as, a multifid leaf or corolla. [1913 Webster]

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  • multifid — MULTIFÍD, Ă adj. Divizat în mai multe componente. [< lat. multifidus]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MULTIFÍD, Ă adj. (biol.) divizat în mai multe componente. (< fr. multifide, lat. multifidus) Trimis de raduborza,… …   Dicționar Român

  • multifid — [mul′tə fid΄] adj. [L multifidus: see MULTI & FID] cut into many divisions or lobes: said as of a leaf of a geranium multifidly adv …   English World dictionary

  • multifid — adj. [L. multus, many; findere, to cleave] Having many divisions or clefts …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • multifid — multifidly, adv. /mul teuh fid/, adj. cleft into many parts, divisions, or lobes. [1745 55; < L multifidus divided into many parts. See MULTI , FID] * * * …   Universalium

  • multifid — adjective Cleft into many parts or lobes. For animals multifidous, or such as are digitated or have several divisions in their feet; See Also: multifidous, bifid, trifid …   Wiktionary

  • multifid — Divided into many clefts or segments. SYN: multifidus (1). [L. multifidus, fr. multus, much, + findo, to cleave] * * * mul·ti·fid (mulґtĭ fid) cleft into many parts …   Medical dictionary

  • multífid — mul|tí|fid Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • multifid — mÊŒltɪfɪd adj. separated into many parts, having multiple divisions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multifid — [ mʌltɪfɪd] adjective Botany & Zoology divided into several or many parts by deep clefts or notches. Origin C18: from L. multifidus, from multus much, many + fid from fidus cleft, split …   English new terms dictionary

  • multifid — mul·ti·fid …   English syllables

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