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Definition of the adjective furcate

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  1. Forked, branched; divided at one end into parts.

Definition of the verb furcate

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verb - inflections: furcated | furcating | furcates

  1. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

Alternative definition of the verb furcate


  1. To fork or branch out.

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Google previewClass Book of Botany (1852)

Being an Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable Kingdom by John Hutton Balfour

forked manner, and hence the venation is called furcate or bifurcate.

Google previewLessons in elementary botany for secondary schools (1895)

by Thomas Huston Macbride

Such forking venation is called furcate, and is characteristic of ferns. c. Draw a bit of the frond showing venation in detail II. Examine the lower side of an Elm leaf. Note : — a. The prominent central vein, a continuation of the petiole, the mid-rib.

Google previewThe National Druggist (1919)

Furcate means forked. Node is the place on the stem where the leaf is joined. Capillary means thin like a hair.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Furcula, Figure 1 02 Lateral view of 1558 Furcate.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1898)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Furcate, J a. Forked, fork- shaped, branching, Furcated, } divaricated, furcuiar. Furcation, n. Branching, forking, divarication. Furcilerous, a. (Kurt.) Rascally, scoundrelly, villanous, blackguard.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

the first with 8 spines, most of which are elongate and filamentous ; the anal is moderately long, with 3 spines ; the ventrals have a spine with 5 rays, the innermost of which ib composed of many parallel branches ; and the caudal is furcate.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

furcate (fer'kat), a. [< ML. furcatus, <L. furca, a fork: see fork.] Forked; branching like the prongs of a fork.

Google previewLexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1723)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

Furcate Os. Furcella. Furcula Superior G. Gall. Bladder. Galactophori. Gargareon. Gasterochnemium. Gasterochnemius Extern**. Internus. Gastero Epiploica. Gemellus. Gemini; Geminous Arteries; Gena Mala. Generation. Geriioglossum.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

carina of the belly anterior to the anal fin, furnished with spines or serratures ; color, yellowish-green, with a blackish spot on each side ; dorsal and anal with furcate spines, and a long filament produced from behind each dorsal spinous ray.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Plants (1829)

by John Claudius Loudon

Pinnules hearing thecze at end lfxiu-3 Frond cartilaginous much branched dichotomous pinnated, Segments tapered at base: lower compresed 2-edged; the last furcate acute 153)-1 Frond cartilaginous inembranaceous dichotomous or ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster (1830)

by Edinburgh encyclopaedia

Labial palpi furcate. Feet contractile. Antennae short, serrated, lodged in a rim of the thorax. Sp. 1. Monstrosa.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

~ Labial palpi furcate. Feet contractile. Antenna short, serrated ...


to the tail ; dorsal fin extending from the nape nearly to the caudal ; caudal fin large, furcate ...

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