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Meaning of DIVARICATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  branching at a wide angle
 

DIVARICATION is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: branching, fork, forking, ramification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*var`i*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. divarication.]
1. A separation into two parts or branches; a forking; a
   divergence.

2. An ambiguity of meaning; a disagreement of difference in
   opinion. --Sir T. Browne.

3. (Biol.) A divergence of lines of color sculpture, or of
   fibers at different angles.

 

 

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