trifoliate


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tri·fo·li·ate

 (trī-fō′lē-ĭt)
adj.
1. Having three leaves or leaflike parts.
2. Trifoliolate.

trifoliate

(traɪˈfəʊlɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) ,

trifoliated

or

trifoliolate

adj
(Botany) having three leaves, leaflike parts, or (of a compound leaf) leaflets

tri•fo•li•ate

(traɪˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

also tri•fo•li•at•ed

(-ˌeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. (of a plant) having three leaves.
2. having three lobes or foils; trefoil.
3. (not in technical use) trifoliolate.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trifoliate - (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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trifoliate

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Similar results were reported for trifoliate yam tubers where the thickening of the cell wall and middle lamella increased with the temperature of storage [27].
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