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Meaning of FURCATE

Pronunciation:  'furkeyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"

FURCATE is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: branch, fork, ramify, separate
 See Also: arborise, arborize, bifurcate, branch out, broaden, diverge, diversify, trifurcate, twig



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fur"cate\, Furcated \Fur"ca*ted\, a. [L. furca fork.
See {Fork}.]
Forked; branching like a fork; as, furcate twigs.

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