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Meaning of DICHOTOMOUS

Pronunciation:  di'kâtumus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications
 

DICHOTOMOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: divided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*chot"o*mous\, a. [L. dichotomos, Gr. ?; ? in
two, asunder + diate`mnein to cut.]
Regularly dividing by pairs from bottom to top; as, a
dichotomous stem. -- {Di*chot"o*mous*ly}, adv.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Forking into two equal branches resulting from division of the growing point.
 

 

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