from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having three leaves or leaflike parts, as in the trillium.
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- adj. Comprising, abounding with, or featuring trefoils.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having three leaves or leaflets, as clover. See Illust. of shamrock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having three leaves; trefoil; specifically, in botany, having three leaves or leaflets: used chiefly, in the latter sense, of compound leaves, as a shortened form of trifoliolate. See cut d under leaf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
A perennial that grows from seeds into a trifoliate-leaved vine about twenty feet long, the jicama needs several years of growth before the tubers get big enough to harvest.
The seeds and trifoliate leaves are a bit smaller than in the common bean.
'Swingle' citrumelo, 'Cleopatra' mandarin and Poncirus trifoliata (trifoliate orange).
Leaves are pinnately trifoliate, smooth above and lightly pubescent below.
Leaves are trifoliate and spirally arranged on the stem.
The alternate leaves are trifoliate with long petioles and two nectar-producing glands at the base of each leaflet ..
They are pinnately trifoliate and the terminal leaflet is often the largest.
It has trifoliate leaves, yellow flowers and long slender pods containing variously colored edible beans.
Studies show that if manure is applied at a certain stage of growth of the bean plants - the third trifoliate stage - yields can be increased by 60%.
Pinnately trifoliate hairy beneath terminal one oblong
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