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furcula Explained

furcula at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {furculum}
(pl) furculae

Furcula at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Furcula \Fur"cu*la\, n. [L., a forked prop, dim. of furca a
fork.] (Anat.)
A forked process; the wishbone or furculum.

furcula at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most
[also: {furculae} (pl)]

See {furculum}
[also: {furculae} (pl)]

furcula at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » furculae|pl2=furculæ
  • Inter: anatom » y A forked process or structure, generally two-pronged.
    1. Inter: ornitholog » y The forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles in birds, the wishbone or merrythought.
    2. Inter: entomolog » y The (two-pronged,) forked, somewhat tail-like organ held bent forward and secured by a catch beneath most species of Collembola (springtails), with which they jump by releasing the catch abruptly when alarmed.


      Inter: trans-top » forked bone in birds

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: (鳥的)鎖骨, (鸟的)锁骨 (niǎo de suǒgǔ)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hankaluu
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|lunette|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m



    Inter: head » la|noun|g=f
  • small two-pronged fork

  • Translation: fr » furcula
    Translation: mg » furcula
    Translation: ta » furcula
    Translation: vi » furcula
    Translation: zh » furcula