biramous

[ bahy-rey-muhs ]

adjectiveBiology.
  1. consisting of or divided into two branches: a biramous appendage.

Origin of biramous

1
First recorded in 1875–80; bi-1 + ramous
  • Also bi·ra·mose [bahy-rey-mohs, bahy-ruh-mohs]. /baɪˈreɪ moʊs, ˌbaɪ rəˈmoʊs/.

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British Dictionary definitions for biramous

biramous

/ (ˈbɪrəməs) /


adjective
  1. divided into two parts, as the appendages of crustaceans

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