: facing three ways
especially : occurring in whorls of three
trifarious leaves

Word History


Latin trifarius of three ways, from trifariam in three ways, from tri- + -fariam (akin to Sanskrit -dhā in dvidhā in two ways)

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“Trifarious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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