partite

adjective
par·​tite | \ ˈpär-ˌtīt How to pronounce partite (audio) \

Definition of partite

1 : divided into a usually specified number of parts
2 : parted sense 1b a partite leaf

First Known Use of partite

circa 1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for partite

Latin partitus, from past participle of partire

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The first known use of partite was circa 1570

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“Partite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partite. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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