Definition of Bifarious

1. a. Twofold; arranged in two rows.



Definition of Bifarious

1. Adjective. twofold, double ¹

2. Adjective. ambiguous ¹

3. Adjective. (botany) In two rows (on opposite sides of a branch etc.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bifarious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bifarious

1. 1. Twofold; arranged in two rows. 2. Pointing two ways, as leaves that grow only on opposite sides of a branch; in two vertical rows. Origin: L. Bifarius; bis twice + fari to speak. Cf. Gr. Twofold; twice + to say. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bifarious

bierkeller
bierkellers
biers
bierstube
bierstubes
biestings
biexciton
biexcitonic
biexcitons
biface
bifaces
bifacial
bifacial core
bifacially
bifactorial
bifarious (current term)
bifariously
bifascicular
bifemelane
bifenthrin
bifeprunox
biferous
biff
biffed
biffies
biffin
biffing
biffins
biffo
biffs

Literary usage of Bifarious

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1. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Leaves bifarious, on short petioles, ovate-lanceolate, long-acuminate, serrate, ... A shrub or small tree, with a short trunk, bifarious spreading branches, ..."

2. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"Scattered, somewhat erect, sub-divided ; leaves bifarious, ovate, ... Creeping, ramous, compressed ; branchlets scattered ; leaves bifarious, ovate, acute, ..."

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