fork-tailed

adjective
variants: or forktail \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of fork-tailed

: having the tail or posterior end of the body deeply cleft a fork-tailed schistosome cercaria usually : having the outer feathers or rays of the tail much longer than the central ones used of birds and fishes

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“Fork-tailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fork-tailed. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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