Definition of Trigonella
: a genus of widely distributed herbs (family Leguminosae) having pinnately trifoliolate leaves, capitate or racemose flowers, and linear pods — see fenugreek
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Origin and Etymology of trigonella
New Latin, from Latin trigonum triangle + -ella
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