Octofid Oc"to*fid, a. [Octo- + root of L. findere to split: cf. F. octofide.] (Bot.) Cleft or separated into eight segments, as a calyx. [1913 Webster]

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  • octofid — /okˈtə fid/ adjective (L findere to cleave; botany) Cleft into eight segments • • • Main Entry: ↑octo …   Useful english dictionary

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