Bisulcate
Bisulcate \Bi*sul"cate\, a. [Pref. bi- + sulcate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having two grooves or furrows. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Cloven; said of a foot or hoof. [1913 Webster]


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  • bisulcate — [bī sul′kāt΄] adj. [ BI 1 + SULCATE] 1. having two grooves 2. Zool. a) cloven b) cloven footed …   English World dictionary

  • bisulcate — adjective (used of hooves) split, divided bisulcate hoof • Syn: ↑cloven • Similar to: ↑divided * * * (ˈ)bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + sul …   Useful english dictionary

  • bisulcate — adj. [L. bis, two; sulcus, groove] Of or pertaining to twice scored or grooved …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bisulcate — /buy sul kayt/, adj. 1. with two grooves. 2. cloven hoofed. [1825 35; < L bisulc(us) two furrowed, cloven (see BI 1, SULCUS) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bisulcate — adjective cloven (cleft in two); cloven hoofed …   Wiktionary

  • bisulcate —   Cleft or cloven, as a hoof, e.g. the adaxial side of the rachis of some Ceratozamia species …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • bisulcate — bi·sulcate …   English syllables

  • bisulcate —   a. with two grooves; cloven …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Bisulcous — Bi*sul cous, a. [L. bisulcus; bis twice + sulcus furrow.] Bisulcate. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulcus — Groove or furrow [McLaughlin, 1980]. Groove. (Pl. sulci) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. (Order Decapoda): Groove [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Class Ostracoda): Type of valve sculpture: relatively prominent groove, typically running dorsoventrally …   Crustacea glossary

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