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fid

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noun \ˈfid\

Definition of fid

  1. :  a tapered usually wooden pin used in opening the strands of a rope



Origin of fid

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1615

Rhymes with fid


-fid

adjective combining form

Definition of -fid

  1. :  divided into (so many) parts or (such) parts <pinnatifid>



Origin of -fid

Latin -fidus, from findere to split — more at bite


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