noun, plural fur·cu·la [fur-kyuh-luh] /ˈfɜr kyə lə/.
Origin of furculum
Examples from the Web for furculum
The region of the furculum is equally well marked in the Toucans and Sun-birds.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
The furculum, pelvis, and bones of the tail are in their natural position.The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man|Charles Lyell
The furculum of the Bird is always absent from the Pterodactyle.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
Again, all birds that can fly possess a “merrythought,” or furculum; and such is not found in the Pterodactyl.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson