com·​part | \ kəmˈpärt, -pȧt, usually -t+V \

Definition of compart

: to mark out into parts or subdivisions specifically : to lay out in parts according to a plan

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History and Etymology for compart

Italian compartire to mark out into parts, share out, from Late Latin compartiri to share out, from Latin com- + partiri, partire to share, from part-, pars part

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“Compart.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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