verb (used without object), fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing.
- furbish lousewort,
Origin of furcate
Examples from the Web for furcate
The capillitium is very even the taeniae closely wound, the elater-ends often furcate.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Furcate: forked; divided nto two approximately equal divisions.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
In many species, notably in the genus Thomisus, a furcate mark seems to shadow the forked aorta.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
By-spines very numerous, half as long as the radius, furcate, with divergent fork-branches.
adjective (ˈfɜːkeɪt, -kɪt) furcated
Word Origin for furcate
"forked," 1819, from Medieval Latin furcatus, from Latin furca (see fork). As a verb, from 1828 (implied in furcated).