trilobate

or tri·lo·bat·ed

[ trahy-loh-beyt, trahy-luh-beyt or trahy-loh-bey-tid, trahy-luh-bey-tid ]
/ traɪˈloʊ beɪt, ˈtraɪ ləˌbeɪt or traɪˈloʊ beɪ tɪd, ˈtraɪ ləˌbeɪ tɪd /

adjective

having three lobes.

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Origin of trilobate

First recorded in 1765–75; tri- + lobate
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British Dictionary definitions for trilobate

trilobate
/ (traɪˈləʊbeɪt, ˈtraɪləˌbeɪt) /

adjective

(esp of a leaf) consisting of or having three lobes or parts
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Medical definitions for trilobate

trilobate
[ trī-lōbāt′ ]

adj.

Having three lobes.
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