Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of trigonous in English:
Triangular in cross section: the seeds are trigonous
More example sentences
- In superior view the fruits are markedly trigonous with three obtuse angles.
- One is African and supported by trigonous ovary in transverse section.
- Seeds are extremely small, being less than 1 mm in size, with a wide variety of shapes (ellipsoid, oblongoid, ovoid, globose, trigonous or tetragonous).
Early 19th century: from Greek trigōnos (see trigon).
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