Trifoliated
Trifoliate Tri*fo"li*ate, Trifoliated Tri*fo"li*a`ted, a. [Tri- + foliate. Cf. {Trefoil}.] (Bot.) Having three leaves or leaflets, as clover. See Illust. of {Shamrock}. [1913 Webster]

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  • trifoliated — a. See trifoliate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • trifoliated — tri·foliated …   English syllables

  • trifoliated — adjective (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets • Syn: ↑trifoliate, ↑trifoliolate • Similar to: ↑compound * * * adjective see trifoliate 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trifoliate — Tri*fo li*ate, Trifoliated Tri*fo li*a ted, a. [Tri + foliate. Cf. {Trefoil}.] (Bot.) Having three leaves or leaflets, as clover. See Illust. of {Shamrock}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trifoliate — /truy foh lee it, ayt /, adj. 1. having three leaflets, lobes, or foils; trefoil. 2. Bot. trifoliolate. Also, trifoliated. [1690 1700; TRI + FOLIATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trifoliate — a.; (also trifoliated) Three leaved …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • trifoliate — /traɪˈfoʊliət/ (say truy fohleeuht), / eɪt/ (say ayt) adjective 1. having three leaves, leaf like parts or lobes, or three foils. 2. → trifoliolate. Also, trifoliated. {tri + Latin foliātus leaved} …   Australian English dictionary

  • trifoliate — [trī fō′lēāt΄idtrī fō′lē it, trī fō′lēāt΄] adj. [ TRI + FOLIATE] 1. having three leaves 2. nontechnical term for TRIFOLIOLATE: Also trifoliated [trī fō′lēāt΄id] …   English World dictionary

  • trifoliolate — adjective (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets • Syn: ↑trifoliate, ↑trifoliated • Similar to: ↑compound …   Useful english dictionary

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