tetrachotomous

adjective tet·ra·chot·o·mous

Definition of tetrachotomous

  1. :  regularly dividing by fours :  having a quadruple arrangement tetrachotomous peduncles

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Origin and Etymology of tetrachotomous

Greek tetracha in four parts (from tetra- + -cha, as in dicha in two) + English -tomous (as in dichotomous) — more at dich-


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