tridentate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ dentate

Adjective[edit]

tridentate (not comparable)

  1. Having three teeth
  2. (botany) Having tooth-like projections that are themselves bidentate.
  3. (chemistry, of a ligand) Capable of attaching to a metal ion at three points

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tridentāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of tridentātus