What does Quadrifid mean?

Quadrifid meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"divided in four parts," 1660s, from quadri- + -fid.


Quadrifid meaning in General Dictionary

separated or deeply cleft into four parts as a quadrifid perianth a quadrifid leaf

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  • Divided, or deeply cleft, into four parts; because, a quadrifid perianth; a quadrifid leaf.

Quadrifid meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Divided, or deeply cleft, into four components; as, a quadrifid perianth; a quadrifid leaf.


Sentence Examples with the word Quadrifid

The mouth parts are well developed, consisting of an upper lip, powerful mandibles, maxillae with three-jointed palpi, and a deeply quadrifid labium or lower lip with three-jointed labial palpi.

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