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From the Late Latin dichotomos, from Ancient Greek διχότομος (dikhótomos, cut in half), from δίχα (díkha, apart) + τέμνω (témnō, I cut).

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dichotomous (not comparable)

  1. Dividing or branching into two pieces.
    • 1992, Marie L. Hicks, Guide to the Liverworts of North Carolina, page 197:
      Genus Riccia L. Plants are thalloid, forming rosettes or loose, dichotomous patches.

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