biramous

adjective
bi·​ra·​mous | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈrā-məs How to pronounce biramous (audio) \

Definition of biramous

: having two branches

First Known Use of biramous

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for biramous

bi- entry 1 + Latin ramus branch

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The first known use of biramous was in 1812

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“Biramous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biramous. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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biramous

adjective
bi·​ra·​mous | \ (ˈ)bī-ˈrā-məs How to pronounce biramous (audio) \

Medical Definition of biramous

: having two branches

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