divaricate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin divaricat-, past participle stem of divaricare, from di- + varicare (stretch (the legs) apart), from varicus (straddling).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪˈvæɹɪkeɪt/

Verb[edit]

divaricate (third-person singular simple present divaricates, present participle divaricating, simple past and past participle divaricated)

  1. to spread apart; to diverge, to branch off

Adjective[edit]

divaricate (comparative more divaricate, superlative most divaricate)

  1. With wide angles between branches.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

divaricate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of divaricare
  2. second-person plural imperative of divaricare
  3. feminine plural of divaricato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīvāricāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dīvāricō