trijugate

[trahy-joo-geyt, trahy-joo-git, -geyt]

adjective Botany.

having three pairs of leaflets.

Nearby words

  1. trihydric alcohol,
  2. trihydroxy,
  3. triiodomethane,
  4. triiodothyronine,
  5. trijet,
  6. trike,
  7. trikora,
  8. trilabe,
  9. trilafon,
  10. trilaminar

Also tri·ju·gous [trahy-joo-guh s, trahy-joo-] /ˈtraɪ dʒʊ gəs, traɪˈdʒu-/.

Origin of trijugate

First recorded in 1875–80; tri- + jugate

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