triradiate

adjective

tri·​ra·​di·​ate (ˌ)trī-ˈrā-dē-ət How to pronounce triradiate (audio)
-dē-ˌāt
: having three rays or radiating branches
a triradiate sponge spicule

Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triradiate was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Triradiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triradiate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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