having three angles or corners, as a stem or seed; triangular.

1750–60; < Latin trigōnus triangular < Greek trígōnos. See tri-, -gon, -ous Unabridged
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trigonous (ˈtrɪɡənəs)
(of stems, seeds, and similar parts) having a triangular cross section

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Achenes lenticular or trigonous, obovoid, smooth to reticulate.
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