bimestrial

[ bahy-mes-tree-uhl ]

adjective
  1. occurring every two months; bimonthly.

  2. lasting two months.

Origin of bimestrial

1
1840–50; <Latin bimē(n)strisbimester + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for bimestrial

bimestrial

/ (baɪˈmɛstrɪəl) /


adjective
  1. lasting for two months

  2. a less common word for bimonthly (def. 1)

Origin of bimestrial

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

Derived forms of bimestrial

  • bimestrially, adverb

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