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 (trī-lō′bāt′) also tri·lobed (trī′lōbd′)
Having three lobes: a trilobate arrowhead; trilobate leaves.
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(traɪˈloʊ beɪt, ˈtraɪ ləˌbeɪt)

also tri•lo′bat•ed,

having three lobes.
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Adj.1.trilobed - (of a leaf shape) divided into three lobes
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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The anther crest is usually distinctly trilobed. Amomum's fruit can be categorized into two groups: capsulate and fleshy spiny berry.
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1E); leaves are simple, pseudodigitate-trifoliolate-shaped, and sometimes trilobed (Fig.
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