Definition of Forficate in English :

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Forficate meaning in English

Meaning of Forficate in English

Pronunciation of Forficate in English

Forficate pronunciation in English

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1. bifurcate, biramous, branched, forficate, fork-like, forked, pronged, prongy

resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches

Example Sentences:
'the biramous appendages of an arthropod'
'long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects'
'a forked river'
'a forked tail'
'forked lightning'
'horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of forficate
(esp of the tails of certain birds) deeply forked

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see synonyms of forficate
deeply notched or forked, as some birds' tails

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see synonyms of forficate
Deeply forked or notched, as the tails of certain birds.

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