trifoliolate


tri·fo·li·o·late

adjective \(ˌ)trī-ˈfō-lē-ə-ˌlāt\

Definition of TRIFOLIOLATE

:  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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