prongy

adjective
resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
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the biramous appendages of an arthropod

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long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects

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a forked river

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a forked tail

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forked lightning

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horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

Syn:
Similar to: ↑divided
Derivationally related forms: ↑prong

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\\ˈprȯŋē, ˈpräŋē\ adjective
Etymology: prong (I) + -y

horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • branched — adjective 1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches (Freq. 1) the biramous appendages of an arthropod long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects a forked river a forked tail forked lightning horseradish grown in… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • branched — ranched adj. 1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; as, long branched hairs on its legs, on which pollen collects. Syn: bifurcate, biramous, forked, pronged, prongy. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {branching}, a.. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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