Divaricate

Definition of Divaricate

Di`var´i`cate
v. i.1.To part into two branches; to become bifid; to fork.
[imp. & p. p. Divaricated; p. pr. & vb. n. Divaricating.]
2.To diverge; to be divaricate.
v. t.1.To divide into two branches; to cause to branch apart.
a.1.Diverging; spreading asunder; widely diverging.
2.(Biol.) Forking and diverging; widely diverging; as the branches of a tree, or as lines of sculpture, or color markings on animals, etc.

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