decompound

adjective

of a leaf
: having divisions that are themselves compound

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of decompound was circa 1793

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“Decompound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decompound. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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