American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To divide into two parts or branches.
- 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To divide into two forks or branches.
- Two-forked; divided into two branches.
- adj. Divided or forked into two; bifurcated.
- adj. Having bifurcations.
- v. To divide or fork into two channels or branches.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Two-pronged; forked.
- adj. divided into or made up of two parts.
- v. To divide into two branches.
- v. divide into two branches
- adj. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
- v. split or divide into two
- From Latin bifurcātus. (Wiktionary)
- 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)
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