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trigonous

[trig-uh-nuh s] /ˈtrɪg ə nəs/
adjective
1.
having three angles or corners, as a stem or seed; triangular.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin trigōnus triangular < Greek trígōnos. See tri-, -gon, -ous
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  • Achenes lenticular or trigonous, obovoid, smooth to reticulate.
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trigonous

/ˈtrɪɡənəs/
adjective
1.
(of stems, seeds, and similar parts) having a triangular cross section
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