triple-nerved

[trip-uh l-nurvd]

adjective Botany.

noting a leaf in which two prominent nerves emerge from the middle nerve a little above its base.

Origin of triple-nerved

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for triple-nerved

triple-nerved

adjective

(of a leaf) having three main veins
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