quadrifid

[ kwod-ruh-fid ]
/ ˈkwɒd rə fɪd /

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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