Tern flowers
Tern Tern, a. [L. pl. terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See {Three}, and cf. {Trine}.] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. [1913 Webster]

{Tern flowers} (Bot.), flowers growing three and three together.

{Tern leaves} (Bot.), leaves arranged in threes, or three by three, or having three in each whorl or set.

{Tern peduncles} (Bot.), three peduncles growing together from the same axis.

{Tern schooner} (Naut.), a three-masted schooner. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tern — Tern, a. [L. pl. terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See {Three}, and cf. {Trine}.] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. [1913 Webster] {Tern flowers} (Bot.), flowers growing three and three together. {Tern leaves} (Bot.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tern leaves — Tern Tern, a. [L. pl. terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See {Three}, and cf. {Trine}.] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. [1913 Webster] {Tern flowers} (Bot.), flowers growing three and three together. {Tern leaves}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tern peduncles — Tern Tern, a. [L. pl. terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See {Three}, and cf. {Trine}.] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. [1913 Webster] {Tern flowers} (Bot.), flowers growing three and three together. {Tern leaves}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tern schooner — Tern Tern, a. [L. pl. terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See {Three}, and cf. {Trine}.] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. [1913 Webster] {Tern flowers} (Bot.), flowers growing three and three together. {Tern leaves}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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