decompound

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adjective de·com·pound \ˌdē-ˈkäm-ˌpau̇nd, ˌdē-kəm-ˈ\

Definition of decompound

of a leaf

  1. :  having divisions that are themselves compound

Circa 1793

First Known Use of decompound

circa 1793

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