Palmated
Palmate Pal"mate, Palmated Pal"ma*ted, a. [L. palmatus marked with the palm of a hand, from palma the palm of the hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the shape of the hand; resembling a hand with the fingers spread. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Spreading from the apex of a petiole, as the divisions of a leaf, or leaflets, so as to resemble the hand with outspread fingers. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the anterior toes united by a web, as in most swimming birds; webbed. See Illust. (i) under {Aves}. (b) Having the distal portion broad, flat, and more or less divided into lobes; -- said of certain corals, antlers, etc. [1913 Webster]


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