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jointed

[ join-tid ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪn tɪd /
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adjective

having or provided with joints.
formed with knots or nodes.

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Origin of jointed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at joint, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM jointed

joint·ed·ly, adverbjoint·ed·ness, nounun·joint·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jointed

jointed
/ (ˈdʒɔɪntɪd) /

adjective

  1. having a joint or joints
  2. (in combination)large-jointed
(of a plant stem or similar part) marked with constrictions, at which the stem breaks into separate portions

Derived forms of jointed

jointedly, adverbjointedness, noun
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