dichotomous

[ dih-kot-uh-muh s ]
/ dɪˈkɒt ə məs /

adjective

divided or dividing into two parts.
of or relating to dichotomy.

Nearby words

  1. dichoptic,
  2. dichorial,
  3. dichotic,
  4. dichotomic,
  5. dichotomize,
  6. dichotomous key,
  7. dichotomous question,
  8. dichotomy,
  9. dichroic,
  10. dichroic filter

Origin of dichotomous

1680–90; < Late Latin dichotomos < Greek dichótomos. See dicho-, -tome, -ous

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