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bimestrial

[ bahy-mes-tree-uhl ]
/ baɪˈmɛs tri əl /
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adjective
occurring every two months; bimonthly.
lasting two months.
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Origin of bimestrial

1840–50; <Latin bimē(n)strisbimester + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for bimestrial

bimestrial
/ (baɪˈmɛstrɪəl) /

adjective
lasting for two months
a less common word for bimonthly (def. 1)

Derived forms of bimestrial

bimestrially, adverb

Word Origin for bimestrial

C19: from Latin bimēstris, from bi- 1 + mēnsis month
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