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Definition of Forcepslike
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Literary usage of Forcepslike
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1. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"Almost zigzag. FO-LI-A'CEOUS. Leaf-like. FO-RA MEN. An opening; a perforation. FOR'CI-PAT-ED. forcepslike. FOR'NI-CATE. Concave within and convex without ..."
2. Bulletin by United States National Museum, R.J. Adrosko, Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution (1909)
"tion thus being forcepslike. This mode of ending is quite characteristic of the species. Apparently this spike-like forking of the branches may occasionally ..."