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bi·fid

 (bī′fĭd)
adj.
Forked or cleft into two parts: a bifid petal.

bi·fid′i·ty (-fĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′fid·ly adv.

bifid

(ˈbaɪfɪd)
adj
divided into two lobes by a median cleft: bifid leaves.
[C17: from Latin bifidus from bi-1 + -fidus, from findere to split]
biˈfidity n
ˈbifidly adv

bi•fid

(ˈbaɪ fɪd)

adj.
separated or cleft into two equal parts or lobes.
[1655–65; < Latin bifidus; see bi-1, -fid]
bi•fid′i•ty, n.
bi′fid•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bifid - divided into two lobesbifid - divided into two lobes; "a bifid petal"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
Translations

bi·fid

a. bífido-a, partido en dos.
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