adjective for·cip·u·late \(ˈ)fȯ(r)¦sipyəˌlāt\

Definition of forcipulate

  1. :  like a small forceps; usually :  being or having stalked pedicellariae made up of a basal ossicle with two articulated blades — see forcipiform, forficiform — compare forficulate

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Origin and Etymology of forcipulate

New Latin forcipula + English -ate

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a brief usually trivial fact

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