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Tree

A large, woody, perennial plant that has one stem and a defined crown of branches and foliage.


Trench

A long, narrow ditch dug out of the ground.


Trifoliate

A leaf divided into three distinct leaflets, which are attached to a common midrib.


Tripartite

Divided into three; leaves, sepals or petals having three lobes.


Tripinnate

A compound leaf that's composed of pinnate leaflets, which are arranged on a bipinnate structure of veins and midrib. See Bipinnate and Pinnate.


Triploid

Having three sets of chromosomes, as opposed to the usual two of the diploid. Triploid plants are invariably sterile.


Truncate

A leaf that has a distinctively square end, which may give the appearance of having been cut off.


Trunk

The woody, main stem of a tree.


Truss

A cluster of flowers or fruit.


Tuber

A storage organ that can take the form of a fleshy root or underground stem, from which new growth develops.


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