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 for bifurcate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bifurcate \Bi*fur"cate\, Bifurcated \Bi*fur"ca*ted\, a. [Pref.
     bi- + furcate.]
     1. Two-pronged; forked.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. divided into or made up of two parts. socially bifurcated
        populations
  
     Syn: chesty.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bifurcate \Bi*fur"cate\, v. i.
     To divide into two branches.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bifurcate
      adj 1: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two
             branches; "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 poor soil may develop
             prongy roots" [syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched,
             forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy]
      v 1: split or divide into two
      2: divide into two branches; "The road bifurcated"

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