from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Cleft or separated into eight segments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cleft or separated into eight segments, as a calyx.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, cleft or separated into eight segments, as a calyx.
Before passing on to the subject of digestion, I may state that I endeavoured to discover, with no success, the functions of the minute octofid processes with which the leaves are studded.
These octofid projections are no doubt homologous with the papillae on the leaves of Drosera rotundifolia.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.