Definition of Trilobate

1. Adjective. (of a leaf shape) divided into three lobes.

Exact synonyms: Three-lobed, Trilobated, Trilobed
Similar to: Compound



Definition of Trilobate

1. a. Having three lobes.

Definition of Trilobate

1. Adjective. Having three lobes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trilobate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Trilobate

1. Trilobed Having three lobes. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trilobate

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trillions
trillionth
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trillium
trillium family
trilliums
trillo
trilloes
trills
trilly
trilobal
trilobate (current term)
trilobated
trilobation
trilobations
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trilobed
trilobes
trilobita
trilobite
trilobites
trilobitic
trilobitomorph
trilobitomorphs
trilocular
trilogarithm

Literary usage of Trilobate

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1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"Scutellum trilobate, with broad, flat, brilliant blue and green scales, each lobe with a tuft of bristles. ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1901)
"... the middle lobe being deeply trilobate and the lateral ones bilobate, thus making an approach toward the leaf forms found in the genus Anemone. ..."

3. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"Leaves trilobate ternate and oval, rugose tomentose. Obs. 5288. Specimen gatherd in Upton garden.—Linn. Jil. suppl. 88 ; a Willd.i. 130; a Roem. ..."

4. Atlantic Journal and Friend of Knowledge by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1833)
"trilobate not glomerate, head with 8 unequal eyes in 2 longitudinal rows. ... Not trilobate nor glomerate, head with .4 eyes double on each side. ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"M2 is larger, less elliptical, and obscurely trilobate, only one internal groove being prominent, with faint indication of posterior internal and external ..."

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