bifid

adjective
bi·​fid | \ ˈbī-ˌfid How to pronounce bifid (audio) , -fəd \

Definition of bifid

: divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft a bifid leaf

First Known Use of bifid

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bifid

Latin bifidus, from bi- + -fidus -fid

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The first known use of bifid was in 1661

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“Bifid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bifid. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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bifid

adjective
bi·​fid | \ ˈbī-ˌfid, -fəd How to pronounce bifid (audio) \

Medical Definition of bifid

: divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft repair of a bifid digit

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