Bip"ar*tite (?), a. [L. bipartitus, p. p. of bipartire; bis twice + partire. See Partite.]
Being in two parts; having two correspondent parts, as a legal contract or writing, one for each party; shared by two; as, a bipartite treaty.
Divided into two parts almost to the base, as a leaf; consisting of two parts or subdivisions.
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