biphyletic

adjective
bi·​phyletic | \ ¦bī + \

Definition of biphyletic

: descended or evolved in two branches from common ancestry

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Other Words from biphyletic

biphyletically \ " + \ adverb

History and Etymology for biphyletic

bi- entry 1 + phyletic

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“Biphyletic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biphyletic. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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