bifarious

adjective

bi·​far·​i·​ous
(ˈ)bī-¦fer-ē-əs
archaic
: twofold, ambiguous
some strange, mysterious verity in old bifarious prophesyNed Ward
bifariously adverb

Word History

Etymology

Latin bifarius, from bifariam in two ways, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -fariam (akin to Sanskrit root dhā in dvidhā in two ways, dadhāti he places, sets)

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“Bifarious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bifarious. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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