[trahy-loh-beyt, trahy-luh-beyt or trahy-loh-bey-tid, trahy-luh-bey-tid]
- having three lobes.
Origin of trilobate
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Examples from the Web for trilobate
The nose is often twisted in epileptics, flattened and trilobate in cretins.Criminal Man
The trilobate roof of the nave was medival, but has lately been restored.The Shores of the Adriatic
F. Hamilton Jackson
Just behind the mandibles are the maxillæ, which are trilobate at the end, as in the three orders of insects above named.Our Common Insects
Alpheus Spring Packard
The importance of the trilobate form of the trilobite is very much overestimated.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites
Percy Edward Raymond
- (esp of a leaf) consisting of or having three lobes or parts
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- Having three lobes.
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