Quadrifurcate definition

Branching fourfold; having four branches.
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Furcate (fork or divide) into four branches or channels.
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Origin of quadrifurcate

  • First attested in 1849; formed as quadri- (“four”) +‎ furcate (adjective); compare the post-Classical Latin quadrifurcātus (“four-pronged”).

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  • First attested in 1886; formed as quadri- +‎ furcate (verb).

    From Wiktionary