biforate

adjective
bi·​fo·​rate | \ (ˈ)bī-¦fȯr-ˌāt, -ət; ˈbī-fə-ˌrāt, ˈbi- \

Definition of biforate

biology
: having two perforations

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History and Etymology for biforate

from (assumed) New Latin biforatus, from New Latin bi- entry 1 + Latin foratus pierced, bored, past participle of forare to bore

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“Biforate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biforate. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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