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triradiate

[trahy-rey-dee-it, -eyt] /traɪˈreɪ di ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
having three rays or raylike processes.
Also, triradiated.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; tri- + radiate (adj.)
Related forms
triradiately, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for triradiately

triradiate

/traɪˈreɪdɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having or consisting of three rays or radiating branches
Derived Forms
triradiately, adverb
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