Etymology
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polysystemic (adj.)

"composed of or characterized by many systems," by 1949; see poly- "many" + systemic.

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multistory (adj.)

also multi-story, multi-storey, "of many stories or floors," 1907, from multi- "many" + story (n.2).

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multidisciplinary (adj.)

also multi-disciplinary, "combining many academic fields or methods," 1949, from multi- "many" + discipline (n.) + -ary.

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multiform (adj.)

also multi-form, "having many forms," c. 1600, from French multiforme or Latin multiformis "many-shaped, manifold," from multus "much, many" (see multi-) + forma "shape" (see form (n.)).

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polysemous (adj.)

"having many meanings, polysemic," 1884, from Medieval Latin polysemus, from Greek polysemos "of many senses or meanings" (see polysemy).

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multi-millionaire (n.)

also multimillionaire, "one worth many millions" (of dollars, pounds, etc.), 1858, from multi- "many times" + millionaire.

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multifaceted (adj.)

also multi-faceted, "involving or having many facets," 1870, from multi- "many" + faceted (see facet).

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multipolar (adj.)

also multi-polar, "having many poles," 1846, from multi- "many" + pole (n.1) + -ar. Related: Multipolarity.

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multicellular (adj.)

also multi-cellular, in biology, "having many cells, consisting of several cells," 1849, from multi- "many" + cellular.

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multilayer (adj.)

also multi-layer, "composed of or occurring in many layers," 1907, from multi- "many" + layer (n.). Related: Multi-layered (1895).

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