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triple-nerved

[trip-uh l-nurvd]
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adjective Botany.
  1. noting a leaf in which two prominent nerves emerge from the middle nerve a little above its base.
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Origin of triple-nerved

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

triple-nerved

adjective
  1. (of a leaf) having three main veins
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