forcipate


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for·ci·pate

 (fôr′sə-pāt′)
adj.
Shaped like or resembling forceps.

[Latin forceps, forcip-, pincers; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + -ate.]
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forcipate

(ˈfɔːsɪˌpeɪt)
adj
botany zoology resembling a forceps
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Adj.1.forcipate - shaped like a forceps; deeply forked
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