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trilobate

or trilobated

[trahy-loh-beyt, trahy-luh-beyt or trahy-loh-bey-tid, trahy-luh-bey-tid] /traɪˈloʊ beɪt, ˈtraɪ ləˌbeɪt or traɪˈloʊ beɪ tɪd, ˈtraɪ ləˌbeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
having three lobes.
Origin of trilobate
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75; tri- + lobate
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trilobate

/traɪˈləʊbeɪt; ˈtraɪləˌbeɪt/
adjective
1.
(esp of a leaf) consisting of or having three lobes or parts
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trilobate in Medicine

trilobate tri·lo·bate (trī-lō'bāt') or tri·lo·bat·ed (-bā'tĭd) or tri·lobed (trī'lōbd')
adj.
Having three lobes.

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