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forcipate

[ fawr-suh-peyt, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr səˌpeɪt, ˈfoʊr- /
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adjective

having the shape of or resembling a forceps.

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Origin of forcipate

1660–70; <Latin forcip- (stem of forceps) forceps + -ate1
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