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trifoliolate

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adjective tri·fo·li·o·late \(ˌ)trī-ˈfō-lē-ə-ˌlāt\

Definition of trifoliolate

  1. :  having three leaflets <a trifoliolate leaf> — see leaf illustration



Origin of trifoliolate

International Scientific Vocabulary tri- + Late Latin foliolum leaflet, diminutive of Latin folium leaf


First Known Use: circa 1828


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