triternate

Triternate

Tri*ter"nate\, a. [Pref. tri- + ternate.] (Bot.) Three times ternate; -- applied to a leaf whose petiole separates into three branches, each of which divides into three parts which each bear three leafiets.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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