queue fourché

adjective Heraldry.

(of a lion) having a single tail divided in two partway along its length so as to have two complete ends.

Nearby words

  1. quetta,
  2. quetzal,
  3. quetzalcoatl,
  4. quetzaltenango,
  5. queue,
  6. queue-jump,
  7. queueing,
  8. queuing theory,
  9. quevedo y villegas,
  10. quey

Compare double-tailed.

Origin of queue fourché

< French: literally, forked tail

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