trifoliate

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Etymology[edit]

tri- ‎(three) + Latin foliātus ‎(leaved)[1]

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trifoliate ‎(not comparable)

  1. (chiefly botany)[1] Having or comprising three leaves, or (loosely) trifoliolate (with three leaflets)[2] or having leaves with three parts, as the clover plant.[1]
  2. Comprising, abounding with, or featuring trefoils.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 “trifoliate, a.]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]
  2. ^ Beentje 2010, The Kew Plant Glossary

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trifoliāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of trifoliātus