Dictionary

furcation

noun fur·ca·tion \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: FurcellariaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: furcate (intransitive verb)All Words Near: furcation
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears