1[usually in combination] Divided into parts.
- ‘The music and demonstration shall be accompanied by visitors from Birches and Sterling who are looking forward to the hospitality and festivities provided under this ‘The partite cooperation’.’
- 1.1Botany Zoology
(especially of a leaf or an insect's wing) divided to or nearly to the base.
Late 16th century: from Latin partitus divided up past participle of partiri.