verb (used without object), fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing.
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Origin of furcate
OTHER WORDS FROM furcatefur·ca·tion [fer-key-shuh n] /fərˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounmul·ti·fur·cate, adjectiveun·fur·cate, adjective
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Example sentences 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.