Forcipate
Forcipate For"ci*pate, Forcipated For"ci*pa`ted, a. Like a pair of forceps; as, a forcipated mouth. [1913 Webster]

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  • forcipate — adj. [L. forceps, pincers] Bearing forceps or similar structures …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • forcipate — /fawr seuh payt , fohr /, adj. having the shape of or resembling a forceps. [1660 70; < L forcip (s. of forceps) FORCEPS + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • forcipate — Shaped like a forceps. * * * for·ci·pate (forґsĭ pāt) shaped like forceps …   Medical dictionary

  • forcipate — adj. resembling forceps, in the shape of forceps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forcipate — for·ci·pate …   English syllables

  • forcipate —   a. like forceps …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • forcipate — adjective shaped like a forceps; deeply forked • Pertains to noun: ↑forceps …   Useful english dictionary

  • forcipate mastax — (ROTIFERA) Slender, elongate trophi formed by rami and fulcrum (incus) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Forcipated — Forcipate For ci*pate, Forcipated For ci*pa ted, a. Like a pair of forceps; as, a forcipated mouth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gʷher- — To heat, warm. Derivatives include brand, brandy, forceps, and fornicate. 1. Zero grade form *gʷhr . a. burn1, from Old English beornan, byrnan (intransitive) and bærn …   Universalium

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