Meaning of divaricate

di•var•i•cate

Pronunciation: (v.dī-var'i-kāt", di-adj.dī-var'&schwa-kit, -kāt", di-), [key]
— v., adj. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to spread apart; branch; diverge.
  2. to branch at a wide angle.
—adj.
  1. spread apart; widely divergent.
  2. branching at a wide angle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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