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furcation

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noun fur·ca·tion \ˌfər-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of furcation

  1. 1 :  something that is branched :  fork

  2. 2 :  the act or process of branching



Origin and Etymology of furcation

Medieval Latin furcation-, furcatio, from furcare to branch, from Latin furca fork


First Known Use: 1646


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