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forcipate

[fawr-suh-peyt, fohr-] /ˈfɔr səˌpeɪt, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
having the shape of or resembling a forceps.
Origin of forcipate
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin forcip- (stem of forceps) forceps + -ate1
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