Trijugate Trij"u*gate, a. [See {Trijugous}.] (Bot.) In three pairs; as, a trijugate leaf, or a pinnate leaf with three pairs of leaflets. [1913 Webster]

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  • trijugate — [trī′jo͞ogəs, trī jo͞o′gəstrī′jo͞o gāt΄; trī jo͞o′git, trī jo͞o′gāt΄] adj. [< L trijugus, threefold < tri ,TRI + jugum,YOKE + ATE1] Bot. having three pairs of leaflets: also trijugous [trī′jo͞ogəs, trī jo͞o′gəs] …   English World dictionary

  • trijugate — ˈtrījəˌgāt; (ˈ)trī|jügə̇t, ˌgāt adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary trijug (from Latin trijugus threefold) + ate more at triga : having three pairs of leaflets a trijugate leaf * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • trijugate — /truy joo gayt , truy jooh git, gayt/, adj. Bot. having three pairs of leaflets. Also, trijugous /truy joo geuhs, truy jooh /. [1875 80; TRI + JUGATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trijugate — tri·ju·gate …   English syllables

  • trijugate —   a. with three pairs of leaflets …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tri|ju|gous — «TRY ju guhs, try JOO », adjective. = trijugate. (Cf. ↑trijugate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trijugous — Trij u*gous, a. [L. trijugus threefold; tri + jugum a yoke.] (Bot.) Same as {Trijugate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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