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fur•cu•la



Pronunciation: (fûr'kyu-lu), [key]
n.,
pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]

1. the forked clavicular bone of a bird; wishbone.
2. the ventral, forked appendage on the abdomen of a springtail that the insect uses in springing itself into the air.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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