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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Three times ternate; applied to a leaf whose petiole separates into three branches, each of which divides into three parts which each bear three leaflets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Three times ternate; -- applied to a leaf whose petiole separates into three branches, each of which divides into three parts which each bear three leafiets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, three times ternate: applied to a leaf whose petiole divides and twice subdivides into three, thus bearing twenty-seven leaflets, as in some Umbelliferæ. Also triplicate-ternate.

Etymologies

tri- +‎ ternate (Wiktionary)

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