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Meaning of decompound

de•com•pound

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