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Definition of furcate

What does furcate mean?


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

Alternative definition


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


  1. To fork or branch out.

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Google previewPenny cyclopaedia of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge (1858)

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 ...

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

by Edinburgh encyclopaedia, David Brewster (sir)

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  ...

Google previewLoudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants (1880)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain. New Impression, Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by George Don and David Wooster by John Claudius Loudon

Pinnules hearing theme at end 15303 Frond cartilaginous much branched dichotomous pinnated, Segments tapered at base: lower compresed Q-edged ; the last furcate acute 15304 Frond cartilaginous membranaceous dichotomous or  ...


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

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia (1841)

being a general dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, biography, history, and political economy

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

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Furcate, or forked, having the last joint divided into parts. Aristate, such as have a lateral hair, which is either naked or furnished wnk smaller hairs, as in the fly. Brevioret, those whiii are shorter than the body. Longioret, thosewhich are longer  ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (1829)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

Furcate, or forked, having the last joint divided into parts. Aristate, such as have a lateral hair, which is either naked or furnished with smaller hairs, as in the fly. Breviores, those which are shorter than the body.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn

diloxanide furcate (dichloroacetamide) Furamide (alternative drug) 500 mg ...

Google previewThe People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)

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.

Google previewA lexicon of terms used in natural history (1850)

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.

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Scrabble value of F4U1R1C3A1T1E1

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.

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