tricostate

[trahy-kos-teyt, -kaw-steyt]

Origin of tricostate

First recorded in 1860–65; tri- + costate
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British Dictionary definitions for tricostate

tricostate

adjective
  1. biology having three ribs or riblike partstricostate leaves

Word Origin for tricostate

C19: from tri- + costate
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