Partite Par"tite, a. [L. partitus, p. p. of partire to part, divide, from pars. See {Part}, and cf. {Party}, a.] 1. (Bot.) Divided nearly to the base; as, a partite leaf is a simple separated down nearly to the base. [1913 Webster]

2. Consisting of parts; usually used in compounds specifying the number of parts; as, a tripartite treaty. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Partīte — (ital. partita, franz. partie), Teil, Partie; als Musikstück soviel wie Suite (s. d.); kaufmännisch: eine Post (Summe Geldes), die in Rechnung gebracht wird; daher Partiten saldieren, die (Schuld ) Posten ausgleichen; Partitengirate, die einem… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Partite — Partīte (ital. partita), Teil, Partie, Rechnungsposten; auch Kniffe, Ränke; in der Musik s.v.w. Suite. Partitenmacher, Ränkespinner …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Partite — Partite, ital., Theil, Posten, Schuldposten; betrügliches Verfahren …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • partite — [pär′tīt΄] adj. [L partitus, pp. of partire, to PART1] parted; having divisions; divided into parts: often in compounds [bipartite] …   English World dictionary

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  • partite — adjective Etymology: Latin partitus, from past participle of partire Date: circa 1570 1. divided into a usually specified number of parts 2. parted 1b < a partite leaf > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • partite — adj. [L. partitus, divided] Divided; separated; parted …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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