Origin of trifid
Related formssub·tri·fid, adjective
Examples from the Web for trifid
Canes short to medium, few in number, rather slender; tendrils continuous to intermittent, bifid to trifid.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
Posterior arms about one-third larger, also trifid, with one deeper anterior and one shallower posterior incision.
Canes long, dark brown; nodes enlarged; tendrils continuous or intermittent, long, bifid or trifid.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick
This trifid cross represents a game played by the Hopi with reeds and is depicted on many objects of pottery.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895|Jesse Walter Fewkes
The Trifid Nebula, situated in the constellation of Sagittarius, is an object of very strange shape.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage