shaped like a fork

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.


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  • Furcular — Fur cu*lar, a. Shaped like a fork; furcate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furcular — index bipartite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • furcular — See furcula. * * * …   Universalium

  • furcular — adj. of the wishbone (in birds) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • furcular — a. Forked, fork like, forking, furcate, furcated, fork shaped, branching, divaricated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • furcular — fur·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • furcular — adjective see furcula …   Useful english dictionary

  • furcula — furcular, adj. /ferr kyeuh leuh/, n., pl. furculae / lee /. 1. the forked clavicular bone of a bird; wishbone. 2. the ventral, forked appendage on the abdomen of a springtail that the insect uses in springing itself into the air. [1855 60; < L: a …   Universalium

  • Angularity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Angularity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 angularity angularity angularness Sgm: N 1 aduncity aduncity Sgm: N 1 angle angle cusp bend Sgm: N 1 fold fold &c. 258 Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • furcula — n.; pl. lae [L. dim. furca, fork] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. The forked springing apparatus of springtails; furca. 2. In Hymenoptera, a small sclerite of the anterior sting base which depresses, raises and rotates the sting of bees. furcular adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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