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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having three ribs or nerves extending unbranched from the base to the apex.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having three ribs or nerves extending unbranched from the base to the apex; -- said of a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, three-nerved; having three nerves extending from the base to the apex: as, a trinervate leaf.
  • In entomology, having three nerves, nervures, or veins, as an insect's wing; trinerved.

Etymologies

Latin trinervatus; prefix tri- + Latin nervus nerve. (Wiktionary)

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