—adj.dē-kom'pound, dē"kom-pound', -kum-), [key]
1. to decompose.
2. Obs.to compound a second or further time.
1. Bot.divided into compound divisions.
2. composed of compounds the parts of which are also compounds, as a bipinnate leaf.
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