trifurcate

adjective
tri·fur·cate | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈfər-kət , -ˌkāt ; ˈtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˌkāt \

Definition of trifurcate 

: having three branches or forks : trichotomous

Other words from trifurcate

trifurcate \ˈtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˌkāt, trī-ˈfər- \ intransitive verb
trifurcation \ˌtrī-(ˌ)fər-ˈkā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of trifurcate

circa 1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trifurcate

Latin trifurcus, from tri- + furca fork

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