furcation


fur·ca·tion

noun \ˌfər-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of FURCATION

1
:  something that is branched :  fork
2
:  the act or process of branching

Origin of FURCATION

Medieval Latin furcation-, furcatio, from furcare to branch, from Latin furca fork
First Known Use: 1646

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