Origin of triquetrous
OTHER WORDS FROM triquetroussub·tri·que·trous, adjective
Words nearby triquetrous
How to use triquetrous in a sentence
Triquetrous, trī-kwet′rus, adj. three-sided: triangular—also Triquet′ral.
Capsule sessile, subglobose-triquetrous, beaked by the stout persistent style; seeds large, few to several in each cell.
The fourth joint of the leg, very long, and usually triquetrous.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Triquetrous, sharply three-angled; and especially with the sides concave, like a bayonet.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray