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verb - inflections: furcated | furcating | furcates
- divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of furcate: branch / fork / ramify / separate
- more generic word: diverge = move or draw apart
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb furcate
- To fork or branch out.
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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.
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 ...
The National Druggist (1919)
Furcate means forked. Node is the place on the stem where the leaf is joined. Capillary means thin like a hair.
by L. 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 ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Furcate sclerites of systematists ( MacGillivray). Rel. Furca; Pectin. FURCASTERNUM Noun. (Latin, furca = fork + sternum = breast bone.
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Furcula, Figure 1 02 Lateral view of 1558 Furcate.
by Noah Webster
Fourch, Furcate.] 1.An instrument consisting consisting ofa handle with ashank terminating intwo ormore prongs ortines, whichare usually ofmetal, parallel andslightly curved; used from piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything. 2.
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
furcate a. [L. furca, fork] Forked; having two divergent branches from a ...
Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison
Furcate, l a.
For Use in Elementary Schools by John Kennedy
FERVID — FURCATE. INQUISITION — JUST. fervid /Measure forfeit (fact) frenzy (phren) fervor floccose formic frequent festal flocculent formicate fresco festive flora formidable friable fetich (fact) floral formula friction fetid (fact) floret fort ...
furcate (fer'kat), a. [< ML. furcatus, < L. furca, a fork: see fork.] Forked; branching like the prongs of a fork ...
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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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