from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To divide into branches; fork.
- adj. Divided into branches; forked.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Forked, branched; divided at one end into parts.
- v. To fork or branch out.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Forked; branching like a fork.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Forked; branching like the prongs of a fork.
- To branch; fork; divide into branches.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
We have at different times heard complaints of these fronds being simply furcate, when the same plant, after being subjected to a greater amount of heat and moisture, produced fronds very heavily tasseled, and partaking of an elegant vase-shaped appearance.
The abdomen of the young Cirripede is produced beneath the anus into a long tail-like appendage which is furcate at the extremity, and over the anus there is a second long, spine-like process; the abdomen in the Rhizocephala terminates in two short points, -- in a
The tail soon acquires the furcate form with which we made acquaintance in the last Prawn-Zoea described.
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