multifid

(redirected from multifidous)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

mul·ti·fid

 (mŭl′tə-fĭd′)
adj. Biology
Having many clefts forming lobes: multifid leaves.

multifid

(ˈmʌltɪfɪd) or

multifidous

adj
having or divided into many lobes or similar segments: a multifid leaf.
[C18: from Latin multifidus, from multus many + findere to split]
ˈmultifidly adv