furcate

[adj. fur-keyt, -kit; v. fur-keyt] /adj. ˈfɜr keɪt, -kɪt; v. ˈfɜr keɪt/
adjective
1.
forked; branching.
verb (used without object), furcated, furcating.
2.
to form a fork; branch.
Origin
1810–20; < Medieval Latin furcātus cloven. See fork, -ate1
Related forms
furcation
[fer-key-shuh n] /fərˈkeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
multifurcate, adjective
unfurcate, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for fur cation
furcate
 
vb
1.  to divide into two parts; fork
 
adj
2.  forked; divided: furcate branches
 
[C19: from Late Latin furcātus forked, from Latin furca a fork]
 
fur'cation
 
n

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