De`com*pound" (?), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. Decompounded; p. pr. & vb.
n. Decompounding.] [Pref. de- (intens. in
sense 1) + compound, v. t.] 1. To
compound or mix with that is already compound; to compound a second
2. To reduce to constituent parts; to
It divides and decompounds objects into . . .
De`com*pound", a. [Pref. de-
(intens.) + compound, a.] 1.
Compound of what is already compounded; compounded a second
2. (Bot.) Several times compounded or
divided, as a leaf or stem; decomposite.
De`com*pound", n. A