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Divided into parts.
[Latin partītus, past participle of partīre, to divide, from pars, part-, part; see part.]
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1. (in combination) composed of or divided into a specified number of parts: bipartite.
2. (Botany) (esp of plant leaves) divided almost to the base to form two or more parts
[C16: from Latin partīre to divide]
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1. divided into parts (usu. used in combination): a tripartite agreement.
2. Bot. parted.
[1560–70; < Latin partītus, past participle of partīrī to divide. See part]
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