[fur-kyuh-luh] /ˈfɜr kyə lə/

noun, plural furculae
[fur-kyuh-lee] /ˈfɜr kyəˌli/ (Show IPA)
the forked clavicular bone of a bird; wishbone.
the ventral, forked appendage on the abdomen of a springtail that the insect uses in springing itself into the air.
[fur-kyuh-luh m] /ˈfɜr kyə ləm/
noun, plural furcula
[fur-kyuh-luh] /ˈfɜr kyə lə/ (Show IPA)
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː) -la (-lə)
any forklike part or organ, esp the fused clavicles (wishbone) of birds


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