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  • n. Anything decompounded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Compounded more than once; compounded with things already composite.
  • adj. See Decompound, a., 2.
  • n. Anything decompounded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Compounded a second time; compounded with things already composite.
  • In botany, same as decompound.
  • n. Anything compounded of composite things.


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  • The anarchist individualists wish to make the individual person an independent, therefore a decomposite of his environment.

    Out of the Libertarian Labyrinth

  • Readers of the Observations would have been familiar with the words “decompound” and “decomposite” ” both from the late Latin decompositus, a rendering of the Greek parasynthetos ” in which the “de -” prefix signifies “repeatedly” or “further.”

    David Hartley


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