Definitions

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  • adj. cleft into six

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Six-cleft.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, six-cleft: as, a sexfid calyx or nectary.

Etymologies

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sex- ("six") + root of Latin findere ("to split").

Examples

  • Beneath five bright and simple petals grew a disproportionately large seed pod, a sexfid drum, from each face of which protruded gummy and fringed bosses resembling sea anemones.

    HOTHOUSE

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