- three-sided; triangular
- having a triangular cross section
Origin of triquetrousClassical Latin triquetrus from tri-, tri- + an unverified form qued- from Indo-European base an unverified form kw?d-, to spur, bore, sharpen from source whet: hence origin, originally , three-pointed
Three-sided, with sharp edges and concave sides: triquetrous seeds.
Origin of triquetrousFrom Latin triquetrus three-cornered tri- tri- -quetrus -cornered
(comparative more triquetrous, superlative most triquetrous)
- Having three corners or sides; triangular.
From Latin triquetrus.