polychotomous

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adjective poly·chot·o·mous \-ˈkä-tə-məs\

Definition of polychotomous

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

polychotomy

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Origin and Etymology of polychotomous

poly- + -chotomous (as in dichotomous)


First Known Use: circa 1858


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