American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Deeply forked or notched, as the tails of certain birds.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deeply forked; very furcate or much furcated: said of the tail of a bird, for instance, when the depth of the fork equals or exceeds the length of the shortest feather. See cut under
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Deeply forked, as the tail of certain birds.
- adj. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
- Latin forfex, forficis, shears. (Wiktionary)
- Latin forfex, forfic-, scissors + -ate1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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