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Adjective: bifurcate  'bI-fu(r),keyt
  1. Resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    "the bifurcate appendages of an arthropod";
    - biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy
Verb: bifurcate  'bI-fu(r),keyt
  1. Split or divide into two
  2. Divide into two branches
    "The road bifurcated"

Derived forms: bifurcates, bifurcating, bifurcated

See also: divided

Type of: branch, diverge, fork, furcate, ramify, separate

Encyclopedia: Bifurcate