divided into three lobes or parts by deep clefts, as some leaves
Origin of trifidClassical Latin trifidus ; from tri-, tri- + -fid-, akin to -fidus, split: see -fid
Divided or cleft into three narrow parts or lobes: a trifid tail.
Origin of trifidLatin trifidus : tri-, tri- + findere, fid-, to split.
- (botany) Divided into three lobes.