Word Origin for dimidiate
Examples from the Web for dimidiate
To dimidiate two coats of arms, the dexter half of one shield was conjoined to the sinister half of the other.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
The calyptra (fig. 24) is half-cleft (dimidiate) and very hairy.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
Dimidiate, halved, said of a sessile pileus semi-circular in form and attached by the plane edge directly to the wood.
Dimidiate, halved; as where a leaf or leaflet has only one side developed.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
The stem is wanting, and the cap is shelving, dimidiate, reniform or suborbicular.