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tree toad see "tree frog."
treetop the crown of a tree.
trefoil any of several plants, such as the clovers, that have compound leaves with three leaflets. [3 definitions]
trek to travel or make one's way, usu. slowly and arduously. [2 definitions]
trellis a framework incorporating a lattice, often used as a support for climbing plants. [4 definitions]
trematode any of various parasitic flatworms that have one or more external suckers with which to attach themselves to a host.
tremble to shake or quiver involuntarily, as from fear, exhaustion, or cold. [4 definitions]
tremendous extraordinarily large in degree or size. [3 definitions]
tremolite a silicate mineral with a color ranging from white to greenish gray.
tremolo a musical vibration produced by singing or playing one note, or two alternate notes, in rapid repetition; vibrato. [2 definitions]
tremor an involuntary shaking or quivering; fit of trembling. [4 definitions]
tremulous trembling or wavering, or inclined to tremble or waver. [3 definitions]
trenail variant of treenail.
trench a deep, narrow excavation or furrow; ditch. [8 definitions]
trenchant incisive or penetrating, as perception or wit. [3 definitions]
trench coat a belted, usu. double-breasted raincoat with large pockets and straps at the shoulders and cuffs.
trencher one that digs trenches.
trench fever an infectious type of rickets characterized by muscle pains and recurrent fever, and transmitted by body lice.
trench foot a diseased condition of the feet that is caused by inactivity and exposure to cold dampness for long periods.
trench knife a knife used in hand-to-hand combat, having a short, double-edged blade.
trench mortar a portable mortar used to fire at a high angle over a short range.