trifoliolate


trifoliolate

trifoliolate [trahy-foh-lee-uh-leyt] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective Botany. having three leaflets, as a compound leaf. having leaves with three leaflets, as a plant. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of trifoliolate First recorded in 1820–30; tri- + foliolate Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for trifoliolate Historical Examples of trifoliolate

  • Trifoliolate (or ternate), of three leaflets, as the Clover; and so on.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • Changed “trifoliate” to “trifoliolate” in the index entry for “Foliolate.”

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • The leathery leaves are trifoliolate with heart-shaped leaflets.

    Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs

    A. D. Webster

  • Foliolate, relating to or bearing leaflets (foliola); trifoliolate, with three leaflets, &c.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • It is a free-growing species, with trifoliolate leaves on long footstalks, and large white flowers.

    Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs

    A. D. Webster

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