partite

[ pahr-tahyt ]
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adjective
  1. divided into parts, usually into a specified number of parts (usually used in combination): a tripartite agreement.

  2. Botany. parted.

Origin of partite

1
First recorded in 1560–70, partite is from the Latin word partītus (past participle of partīrī to divide). See part, -ite2

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partite

/ (ˈpɑːtaɪt) /


adjective
  1. (in combination) composed of or divided into a specified number of parts: bipartite

  2. (esp of plant leaves) divided almost to the base to form two or more parts

Origin of partite

1
C16: from Latin partīre to divide

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