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bimestrial

[bahy-mes-tree-uh l]
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adjective
  1. occurring every two months; bimonthly.
  2. lasting two months.
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Origin of bimestrial

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

bimestrial

adjective
  1. lasting for two months
  2. a less common word for bimonthly (def. 1)
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Derived Formsbimestrially, adverb

Word Origin

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