- cleft into three parts or lobes.
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The upper as well as the lower leaves are trifid, or three-parted.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America
Posterior arms about one-third larger, also trifid, with one deeper anterior and one shallower posterior incision.
Posterior arms of the same length, but much broader, trifid, with two incisions (one larger and one smaller).
Podoconus about two-thirds as long as the capsule, with trifid porochora, which is composed of three equal circular lobes.
The heliogravure reproduction of the Trifid nebula is No. 55.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters
James Edward Keeler
- divided or split into three parts or lobes
Word Origin for trifid
Word Origin and History for trifid
- Divided into three narrow parts or lobes.