noun tri·tu·ber·cu·ly \-lē\

Definition of trituberculy



  1. :  the state of being tritubercular or showing evidence of having developed from a tritubercular ancestral type —used especially in reference to a theory of the origin of mammalian molar teeth supposing them to have developed through tritubercular forms — compare multituberculy

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Origin and Etymology of trituberculy

trituberculate + -y

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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