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Meaning of BIFID

Pronunciation:  'bIfid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (botany) divided into two lobes; "a bifid petal"
 

BIFID is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: divided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bi"fid\, a. [L. bifidus; bis twice + root of findere to
cleave or split: cf. F. bifide.]
Cleft to the middle or slightly beyond the middle; opening
with a cleft; divided by a linear sinus, with straight
margins.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Divided, for about half the length, into two parts. Compare bipartite.
 

 

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