odd-pinnate
odd-pinnate odd-pinnate adj. (Bot.) Pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex; -- of a leaf shape.

Syn: imparipinnate. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • odd-pinnate — [äd′pin′āt] adj. Bot. pinnate with an odd, or single, terminal leaflet: see LEAF …   English World dictionary

  • odd-pinnate — odd′ pin′nate adj. bot pinnate with an odd terminal leaflet • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • odd-pinnate — adjective pinnate with a single leaflets at the apex Syn: imparipinnate Ant: abruptly pinnate, even pinnate …   Wiktionary

  • odd-pinnate — /od pin ayt, it/, adj. Bot. pinnate with an odd terminal leaflet. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • odd-pinnate — /ɒd ˈpɪneɪt/ (say od pinayt) adjective pinnate with an odd terminal leaflet …   Australian English dictionary

  • odd-pinnate — adjective (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex • Syn: ↑imparipinnate • Similar to: ↑compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd-pinnate — adjective Date: circa 1890 having leaflets on each side of the petiole and having a single leaflet at the tip of the petiole see leaf illustration • odd pinnately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • odd-pinnate leaf — noun a pinnate leaf with a single leaflet at the apex • Hypernyms: ↑pinnate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinnate — is a term used to describe feather like or multi divided features arising from both sides of a common axis in plant or animal structures, and comes from the Latin word pinna meaning feather , wing , or fin . A similar term is pectinate, which… …   Wikipedia

  • pinnate leaf — noun a leaf resembling a feather; having the leaflets on each side of a common axis • Hypernyms: ↑compound leaf • Hyponyms: ↑bijugate leaf, ↑bijugous leaf, ↑twice pinnate, ↑bipinnate leaf, ↑even pinnate leaf, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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