forcipal

Forcipal

For"ci*pal\, a. Forked or branched like a pair of forceps; constructed so as to open and shut like a pair of forceps. --Sir T. Browne.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: forcing out
Next Definition: forcipate
Words Near: forcipal
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for forcipal
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing forcipal
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature