furcate

1 of 2

adjective

fur·​cate
ˈfərˌkāt,
-kə̇t
: branching like a fork : forked
furcately adverb

furcate

2 of 2

intransitive verb

fur·​cate
-ˌkāt
-ed/-ing/-s
: to branch like a fork

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Late Latin furcatus, from Latin furca + -atus -ate

Intransitive verb

Medieval Latin furcatus, past participle of furcare, from Latin furca

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“Furcate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furcate. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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