forcipate

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

adjective

having the shape of or resembling a forceps.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest

Origin of forcipate

1660–70; < Latin forcip- (stem of forceps) forceps + -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for forcipate