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tristylous

[ trahy-stahy-luhs ]
/ traɪˈstaɪ ləs /
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adjective Botany.
having three styles.
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Origin of tristylous

First recorded in 1890–95; tri- + -style1 + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM tristylous

tri·sty·ly, noun
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