triquetrous

adjective tri·quetrous \-wē‧trəs, -we‧t-\

Definition of triquetrous

  1. :  having three corners or salient angles or edges; specifically :  having three acute angles the triquetrous stems of many sedges

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Origin and Etymology of triquetrous

Latin triquetrus, from tri- + -quetrus -pointed, -cornered — more at whet


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