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adjective as in triple

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Terrified by this tyranny, the inhabitants of Ternate fled to other places, the city becoming entirely deserted.

The other leaves are glaucous and bi-ternate, the leaflets being narrow, fleshy, and tapering towards both ends.

It differs from the last in having ternate radical leaves with pinnatifid lobes, and the upper leaves, bi-pinnatifid.

While the Golden Hind remained off Ternate, a stranger came on board, very well dressed, and of courteous manners.

Having sighted Ternate and Tidore, the Unity anchored, on the evening of the 17th, off the former island.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ternate, such as: ternary, third, treble, trilateral, trinitarian, and triple.

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