bifurcated

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adjective bi·fur·cat·ed \ˈbī-(ˌ)fər-ˌkā-təd, bī-ˈfər-\

Definition of bifurcated

  1. :  divided into two branches or parts This near-earth asteroid appears as a bifurcated structure, consisting of two distinct lobes that seem to be in contact. — Richard P. Binzel et al. The town is a bifurcated community—two distinct communities in one, really. — Dennis Farney … the strange bifurcated world of whiteness and blackness in which I was born and reared. — William Styron

First Known Use of bifurcated

1853


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