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decomposed

[ dee-kuhm-pohzd ]
/ ˌdi kəmˈpoʊzd /
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adjective
having undergone decomposition.
(of a feather) having the barbs separate, hanging loosely, and not interconnected by barbules.
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Origin of decomposed

First recorded in 1840–50; decompose + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM decomposed

un·de·com·posed, adjective
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