What does furcate mean?
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Second supplement by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)
furcate is a half-succulent plant, inhabiting the most sterile regions of south- western Africa. It yields in some abundance » brittle resin-like substance, which gives out a fragrant odour when burnt, and has been called African Bdellium ; » 15 ...
Furcate means forked. Node is the place on the stem where the leaf is joined. Capillary means thin like a hair.
by Lajos Zombori, Henrik Steinmann
vena transversalis furcillata 257 vena analis furcillata apicalis -* apical furcate anal vein vena analis furcillata basalis -* basal furcate anal vein vena analis prima -* first anal vein vena analis quarta -» fourth anal vein vena analis quinta -» fifth ...
by G. Gordh, D. H. Headrick
Furcate sclerites of systematists (MacGillivray).
FURCATE Adj. (Latin, furca = fork; -atus = adjectival suffix.) Forked. Alt. Furcated; Furcatus. See Furca. Cf. Branched; Dendritic. FURCATE PLATES Coccids: See Furcapectinae ( MacGillivray).
comprising all the information needed upon any subject in daily use : a hand-book for everybody for each day in the year
Furcate, a Forked.
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.
prepared for schools, colleges and families by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger
Bi'furcate. — fr. lat. bis, twice ; fur- ca, fork. To divide or separate into two branches. Divided or separated into two branches. Bifurca'tion. — fr. lat. bis, twice ; furca, a fork. The point where two branches separate. Biola'ndular Having two glands.
by Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, John Christopher Willis
Furcate, forked. Furcraea Vent. Amaryllidaceae (11). 20 trop. Am. Like Agave ; infl . even larger. F. gigantea Vent, yields fibre (Mauritius hemp). Furcroya Rafin. = Furcraea Vent. (Amaryll.). Furfuraceous, with soft scales. Furze, Ulex europaeus ...
A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations by David Grambs
mitriform bowed or arched arcuate, bandy bowl-shaped crateriform brain-like cerebriform branched furcal, furcate branched slightly furcellate brush-shaped muscariform, scopiform, scopulate, scopuliform, aspergilliform bubble-like bulliform ...
by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: furcate craniotome China: cu ...
by Varun Shastri
Furcate : Forked, also as bifurcate, trifurcate etc. Furfuraceus : Scurfy, provided with soft scales Furlong : English unit of length equal to 660 feet, 220 yards, 40 poles, 10 chains or one-eighth of an English mile ...
by Edinburgh encyclopaedia, David Brewster (sir)
Labial palpi furcate. Feet contractile. Antennae short, serrated, lodged in a rim of the thorax. Sp. 1. Monstrosa.
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.