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Meaning of BIFURCATE

Pronunciation:  'bIfu`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots"
  2. [v]  divide into two branches; "The road bifurcated"
  3. [v]  split or divide into two
 

BIFURCATE is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: biramous, branched, divided, forficate, forked, pronged, prongy
 
 See Also: branch, diverge, fork, furcate, ramify, separate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bi*fur"cate\, Bifurcated \Bi*fur"ca*ted\, a. [Pref.
    bi- + furcate.]
    Two-pronged; forked.
    
    
  2. \Bi*fur"cate\, v. i.
    To divide into two branches.
    
    
 

 

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