multifarious[mul′tə far′ē əs, -fer′-]
- The definition of multifarious is a variety of many different parts.
When a company has many different divisions, product areas and production facilities, it is an example of a multifarious company.
Origin of multifariousClassical Latin multifarius, manifold ; from multi-, multi- + -farius, as in bifarius: see bifarious
Origin of multifariousFrom Latin multifāriam, in many places : multi-, multi- + -fāriam, adv. suff.; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more multifarious, superlative most multifarious)
- Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
- (law, of lawsuits) in which a party or a cause of action has been improperly or wrongfully joined together in the same suit, as in a misjoinder. This may be a result of a joinder of unrelated, distinct, and independent parties or matters.
From Latin multifÄrius.
multifarious - Legal Definition