Anatomy. the fold of skin that forms the posterior margin of the vulva.
Ornithology. furcula; wishbone.
Zoology. the frog of an animal's foot.
a strip of leather or fabric joining the front and back sections of a glove finger.
Chiefly Bridge. a tenace.
Origin of fourchette
diminutive of fourche;
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Examples from the Web for fourchette
Historical Examples of fourchette
We had wintered up on the Fourchette, and the Assinaboines had raised our cache.
You still have in your hand what is vulgarly called the "fourchette," or alternate cards, to win the game with.
Notice that two of the fingers have only one fourchette, while the others have two fourchettes each.
British Dictionary definitions for fourchette
anatomy the bandlike fold of skin, about one inch from the anus, forming the posterior margin of the vulva
Word Origin for fourchette
C18: from French: a little fork, from Old French forche , from Latin furca fork
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frenulum of pudendal lips
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