Divaricated
Divaricate Di*var"i*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Divaricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Divaricating}.] [L. divaricatus, p. p. of divaricare to stretch apart; di- = dis- + varicare to straddle, fr. varicus straddling, fr. varus stretched outwards.] 1. To part into two branches; to become bifid; to fork. [1913 Webster]

2. To diverge; to be divaricate. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • divaricated — adjective /dʌɪˈvæɹɪkeɪtɪd/ spread out, divergent, especially of a branch etc. which is at nearly ninety degrees to the main stem , 1922: The warm impress of her warm form. Even to sit where a woman has sat, especially with divaricated thighs, as… …   Wiktionary

  • divaricated — di·var·i·cate || daɪ værɪkeɪt adj. branching v. branch off; spread apart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • divaricated — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Divaricate — Di*var i*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Divaricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Divaricating}.] [L. divaricatus, p. p. of divaricare to stretch apart; di = dis + varicare to straddle, fr. varicus straddling, fr. varus stretched outwards.] 1. To part into two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Divaricating — Divaricate Di*var i*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Divaricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Divaricating}.] [L. divaricatus, p. p. of divaricare to stretch apart; di = dis + varicare to straddle, fr. varicus straddling, fr. varus stretched outwards.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divaricate — divaricately, adv. divaricatingly, adv. divarication, n. divaricator, n. v. /duy var i kayt , di /; adj. /duy var euh kit, kayt , di /, v., divaricated, divaricating, adj. v.i. 1. to spread apart; branch; diverge. 2. Bot …   Universalium

  • disjoint — I adjective apart, detached, disassembled, disassociated, disconnected, disengaged, disjunct, dismantled, displaced, dissected, disunited, divaricated, divided, far between, in two, isolated, removed, rent, riven, sectioned, separate, separated,… …   Law dictionary

  • forked — a. Furcate, furcated, divaricated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • furcate — a.; (also furcated) Forked, fork shaped, branching, divaricated, furcular …   New dictionary of synonyms

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

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