from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having ternate leaves, each division of which is itself ternate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Doubly ternate, as when a petiole has three ternate leaflets.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, doubly ternate, as when each of the partial petioles of a ternate leaf bears three leaflets.
Page 214 from two to three feet high; they are generally thick and of a purplish color, branched towards the top -- leaves are biternate, (which means having three,) consisting of nine foliobs or small leaves.
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