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biramous

[ bahy-rey-muhs ]
/ baɪˈreɪ məs /
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adjective Biology.
consisting of or divided into two branches: a biramous appendage.
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Also bi·ra·mose [bahy-rey-mohs, bahy-ruh-mohs]. /baɪˈreɪ moʊs, ˌbaɪ rəˈmoʊs/.

Origin of biramous

First recorded in 1875–80; bi-1 + ramous
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British Dictionary definitions for biramous

biramous
/ (ˈbɪrəməs) /

adjective
divided into two parts, as the appendages of crustaceans
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