Mul`ti*fa"ri*ous (?), a. [L. multifarius; multus much, many. Cf. Bifarious.]
Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
There is a multifarious artifice in the structure of the meanest animal.
Dr. H. More.
Having parts, as leaves, arranged in many vertical rows.
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