Tergeminous
Tergeminous Ter*gem"i*nous, a. [L. tergeminus; ter thrice + geminus doubled at birth, twin-born. Cf. {Trigeminous}.] Threefold; thrice-paired. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tergeminal — Ter*gem i*nal, Tergeminate Ter*gem i*nate, a. [See {Tergeminous}.] (Bot.) Thrice twin; having three pairs of leaflets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tergeminate — Tergeminal Ter*gem i*nal, Tergeminate Ter*gem i*nate, a. [See {Tergeminous}.] (Bot.) Thrice twin; having three pairs of leaflets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trigeminous — Tri*gem i*nous, a. [L. trigeminus born three together; tri (see {Tri }) + geminus twin. Cf. {Tergeminous}.] Born three together; being one of three born at the same birth; also, threefold. E. Phillip?. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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