Definition: A trie in which nonbranching subtrees leading to leaf nodes are cut off.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
See also Patricia tree.
Note: The name comes from reTRIEval and is pronounced, "tree". See the historical note at trie.
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Paul E. Black, "compact trie", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 24 August 2017. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/compactTrie.html