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de•com•pound



Pronunciation: (
v.dē"kum-pound';
adj.dē-kom'pound, dē"kom-pound', -kum-),
[key]
v.t.
1. to decompose.
2. Obs.to compound a second or further time.

adj.
1. Bot.divided into compound divisions.
2. composed of compounds the parts of which are also compounds, as a bipinnate leaf.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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