trifurcate

verb tri·fur·cate \ (ˌ)trī-ˈfər-kət , -ˌkāt ; ˈtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˌkāt \

Definition of trifurcate

intransitive verb
:having three branches or forks :trichotomous

trifurcate

play \ˈtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˌkāt, trī-ˈfər-\ intransitive verb

trifurcation

play \ˌtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of trifurcate

Latin trifurcus, from tri- + furca fork


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