Dictionary.com

triple-nerved

[ trip-uhl-nurvd ]
/ ˈtrɪp əlˈnɜrvd /
Save This Word!

adjective Botany.
noting a leaf in which two prominent nerves emerge from the middle nerve a little above its base.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of triple-nerved

First recorded in 1805–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use triple-nerved in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for triple-nerved

triple-nerved

adjective
(of a leaf) having three main veins
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK