bifid /ˈbʌɪfɪd/

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I. adjective


[Botany]
[Zoology] (of a part of a plant or animal) divided by a deep cleft or notch into two parts

a bifid leaf
the gut is bifid.
– origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin bifidus, from bi- ‘doubly’ + fidus (from findere ‘to split’).

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