Ternately
Ternate Ter"nate, a. [NL. ternatus, fr. L. terni three each. See {Tern}, a.] Having the parts arranged by threes; as, ternate branches, leaves, or flowers. -- {Ter"nate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • ternately — adverb see ternate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ternately — See ternate. * * * …   Universalium

  • ternately — ter·nate·ly …   English syllables

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  • ternate — ternately, adv. /terr nit, nayt/, adj. 1. consisting of three; arranged in threes. 2. Bot. a. consisting of three leaflets, as a compound leaf. b. having leaves arranged in whorls of three, as a plant. [1745 55; < NL ternatus. See TERN2, ATE1] *… …   Universalium

  • squawbush — noun Date: 1906 a strong scented sumac (Rhus trilobata) of western North America with ternately compound leaves called also skunkbrush …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ternate — adjective Etymology: New Latin ternatus, from Medieval Latin, past participle of ternare to treble, from Latin terni Date: 1760 arranged in threes or in subdivisions so arranged < a ternate leaf > • ternately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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