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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. split or divide into two;

2. divide into two branches;
- Example: "The road bifurcated"


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches;
- Example: "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"
- Example: "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"
- Example: "a forked river"
- Example: "a forked tail"
- Example: "forked lightning"
- Example: "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots"
[syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bifurcate \Bi*fur"cate\, Bifurcated \Bi*fur"ca*ted\, a. [Pref. bi- + furcate.] 1. Two-pronged; forked. [1913 Webster] 2. divided into or made up of two parts. socially bifurcated populations Syn: chesty. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bifurcate \Bi*fur"cate\, v. i. To divide into two branches. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bifurcate adj 1: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots" [syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy] v 1: split or divide into two 2: divide into two branches; "The road bifurcated"