polychotomous

adjective
poly·chot·o·mous | \ˌpä-lē-ˈkä-tə-məs \

Definition of polychotomous 

: dividing or marked by division into many parts, branches, or classes

Other Words from polychotomous

polychotomy \ˌpä-lē-ˈkä-tə-mē \ noun

First Known Use of polychotomous

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polychotomous

poly- + -chotomous (as in dichotomous)

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