unforked

adjective

un·​forked ˌən-ˈfȯrkt How to pronounce unforked (audio)
: not divided into two parts at one end : not forked
a sturdy and unforked branch

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unforked was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Unforked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforked. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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