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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a fissure or fissures; cleft; split; divided.
  • Specifically— In botany, cleft or split.
  • In entomology, partly divided by one or more very deep notches: specifically applied to the wings of certain insects which appear split into two or more parts, as in the Pterophoridæ, a family of small moths.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fissure.

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