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furcate

[ adjective fur-keyt, -kit; verb fur-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF furcate
  • as inforked
  • as inbisect
  • as inbifurcate

Synonyms for furcate

  • angled
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcated
  • branched
  • branching
  • divaricate
  • divided
  • furcated
  • split
  • tined
  • zigzag
  • bifid
  • dichotomous
  • dichotonic
  • pronged
  • tridented
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Antonyms for furcate

  • joined
  • unbranched
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FURCATE

The capillitium is very even the taeniae closely wound, the elater-ends often furcate.

Furcate: forked; divided nto two approximately equal divisions.

In many species, notably in the genus Thomisus, a furcate mark seems to shadow the forked aorta.

By-spines very numerous, half as long as the radius, furcate, with divergent fork-branches.

WORD ORIGIN

"forked," 1819, from Medieval Latin furcatus, from Latin furca (see fork). As a verb, from 1828 (implied in furcated).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FURCATE

bifurcate

verbdivide into two branches
  • bisect
  • branch
  • diverge
  • divide
  • fork
  • furcate
  • ramify
  • separate
  • split
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