Definition of partite in English:

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partite

Pronunciation: /ˈpärtīt/

adjective

[usually in combination]
1Divided into parts.
Example sentences
  • The music and demonstration shall be accompanied by visitors from Birches and Sterling who are looking forward to the hospitality and festivities provided under this ‘The partite cooperation’.
1.1 Botany & Zoology (Especially of a leaf or an insect’s wing) divided to or nearly to the base.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin partitus 'divided up', past participle of partiri.

Words that rhyme with partite

bipartite, multipartite, quadripartite, sexpartite, tripartite

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Syllabification: par·tite

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