from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To divide into two parts or branches.
- intransitive v. To separate into two parts or branches; fork.
- adj. Forked or divided into two parts or branches, as the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Divided or forked into two; bifurcated.
- adj. Having bifurcations.
- v. To divide or fork into two channels or branches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Two-pronged; forked.
- adj. divided into or made up of two parts.
- intransitive v. To divide into two branches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To divide into two forks or branches.
- Two-forked; divided into two branches.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. divide into two branches
- adj. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
- v. split or divide into two
Medieval Latin bifurcāre, bifurcāt-, to divide, from Latin bifurcus, two-pronged : bi-, two; see bi-1 + furca, fork.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin bifurcātus. (Wiktionary)