bicursal

adjective

bi·​cur·​sal
(ˈ)bī-¦kər-səl
: having two paths, one for each of two moving points
used of a curve (such as a hyperbola)
opposed to unicursal

Word History

Etymology

bi- entry 1 + Latin cursus course + English -al

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“Bicursal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicursal. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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