from The Century Dictionary.
- Divided into three parts; tripartite: as, a three-parted leaf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Divided into, or consisting of, three parts; tripartite.
- adjective (Bot.) a leaf divided into three parts down to the base, but not entirely separate.
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But it is not until long after the three-parted stage that the cerebral hemispheres make their appearance therefore we cannot speak of mind as present when the cell and tissue basis of mind is not present.
Before long an enlargement of the anterior end expands and develops into a primitive three-parted brain.
The calyx is three-parted and very rough; the six petals (see engraving) are large, having well defined dark spots, about the size of a penny piece.
The leaves are stalked bipinnate; leaflets three-parted, cut, and glaucous; there are few plants with more handsome foliage, and its beauty is further enhanced by the gracefully bending habit of the whole compound leaf.
The leaves are three-parted and the papilionaceous flowers are born in axillary racemes.
Plant larger than that of the Oval-leaved; the lower leaves are three-parted, while those of the upper part of the stalk are oval or entire.
The upper as well as the lower leaves are trifid, or three-parted.
Joel Plaskett - Three (New Scotland) We three-parted this bad boy,
The sepals are seen to be broad, converging, and pointed; the lip, which is rough, is three-parted; lobes, unequal and ragged; the side ones are long and narrow, the middle lobe is twice notched in an irregular manner; the spur is straight with the stem; bracts, short; the flowers are densely produced, forming a compact bunch 3in. to 4in. long, on a spike rather over a foot tall; they continue in perfection three weeks or a month.