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bĭfurcus , a, um, adj. bis-furca,
I.having two prongs or points, two-pronged: “ramus,two-forked, Ov. M. 12, 442: “surculi,Col. 5, 11, 3: “ferramentum,id. 3, 18, 6: “arbores,Plin. 16, 30, 53, § 122: “valli,Liv. 33, 5, 9.— Also, subst.: bĭfurcum , i, n., a fork, Col. 3, 18, 6.—Trop., of the place where two branches start, Col. 4, 24, 10.—Of the connection of two veins upon the head of draught-cattle, Veg. 2, 40, 2; “hence, sudor mihi per bifurcum volabat,over the cheeks down to the neck, Petr. 62.
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