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tripinnate

[trahy-pin-eyt] /traɪˈpɪn eɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
bipinnate, as a leaf, with the divisions also pinnate.
Also, tripinnated.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; tri- + pinnate
Related forms
tripinnately, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tripinnate

tripinnate

/traɪˈpɪnɪt; -eɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a bipinnate leaf) having the pinnules themselves pinnate
Derived Forms
tripinnately, adverb
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