fourche

See also: fourché

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French. Doublet of fork.

AdjectiveEdit

fourche (not comparable)

  1. Having the ends forked or branched, and the ends of the branches terminating abruptly as if cut off; said of an ordinary, especially of a cross.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French furche, forche, from Latin fūrca (pitchfork).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fuʁʃ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fourche f (plural fourches)

  1. pitchfork
  2. fork (in the road etc.)
  3. crotch
  4. split end (hair)
  5. fork (of a bicycle)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: fourche

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