trilobate

or tri·lo·bat·ed

[trahy-loh-beyt, trahy-luh-beyt or trahy-loh-bey-tid, trahy-luh-bey-tid]
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adjective

having three lobes.

Nearby words

  1. trilling,
  2. trilling, lionel,
  3. trillion,
  4. trillionaire,
  5. trillium,
  6. trilobed,
  7. trilobite,
  8. trilobitic,
  9. trilocular,
  10. trilogy

Origin of trilobate

First recorded in 1765–75; tri- + lobate

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British Dictionary definitions for trilobate

trilobate

adjective

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

trilobate

[trī-lōbāt′]

adj.

Having three lobes.

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