tripinnate

adjective

tri·​pin·​nate (ˌ)trī-ˈpi-ˌnāt How to pronounce tripinnate (audio)
: bipinnate with each division pinnate
tripinnately adverb

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tripinnate was circa 1760

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“Tripinnate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tripinnate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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