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quadrifid

[ kwod-ruh-fid ]
/ ˈkwɒd rə fɪd /
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adjective
cleft into four parts or lobes.
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Origin of quadrifid

From the Latin word quadrifidus, dating back to 1655–65. See quadri-, -fid
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British Dictionary definitions for quadrifid

quadrifid
/ (ˈkwɒdrɪfɪd) /

adjective
botany divided into four lobes or other partsquadrifid leaves
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