Dimidiate - definition of dimidiate by The Free Dictionary
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1. divided in halves
2. (Biology) biology rare having one of two sides or parts less developed than the other: dimidiate antlers.
(Heraldry) (tr) heraldry to halve (two bearings) so that they can be represented on the same shield
[C17: from Latin dīmidiāre to halve, from dīmidius half, from dis- apart + medius middle]
Past participle: dimidiated
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laetum has lustrous dark brown petioles, trapezoid dimidiate
pinnae, and lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, gradually reduced laminae with fragile pinnatifid apical portions (Fig.