trijugate

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

adjective Botany.

having three pairs of leaflets.

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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