Definition of Multifid

1. a. Having many segments; cleft into several parts by linear sinuses; as, a multifid leaf or corolla.



Definition of Multifid

1. Adjective. Cleft into many parts or lobes. ¹

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Definition of Multifid

1. divided into many parts [adj]

Medical Definition of Multifid

1. Having many segments; cleft into several parts by linear sinuses; as, a multifid leaf or corolla. Origin: L. Multifidus; multus much, many + findere to split: cf. F. Multifide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multifid

multifare
multifarious
multifariously
multifariousness
multifariousnesses
multifarity
multifarm
multifeatured
multifermionic
multiferous
multiferroic
multiferroicity
multiferroics
multifibre
multifid (current term)
multifidly
multifidus
multifield
multifigure
multifil
multifilament
multifilm
multifils
multifilter
multifilters
multiflash
multiflavored
multiflight
multiflighted

Literary usage of Multifid

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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Lower leaves very multifid, capillary, as in Ranunculus aquatilis, but opposite or almost verticillate; upper about an inch and a half long, ..."

2. Botany of the Northern and Middle States; Or A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"If.—Stem 2—3 feet long, simple or with very small and slender branches arising from the axils of the upper leaves. Lower hares very multifid, capillary, ..."

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