Pedate
Pedate Ped"ate, a. [L. pedatus, p. p. of pedare to furnish with feet, fr. pes, pedis, a foot.] (Bot.) Palmate, with the lateral lobes cleft into two or more segments; -- said of a leaf. -- {Ped"ate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • pedate — [ped′āt΄, ped′it] adj. [L pedatus < pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] 1. Bot. palmately divided into three main divisions, the two outer divisions forked into smaller ones 2. Zool. a) having a foot or feet b) like a foot; footlike …   English World dictionary

  • pedate — pedately, adv. /ped ayt/, adj. 1. having a foot or feet. 2. resembling a foot. 3. having divisions like toes. 4. Bot. (of a leaf) palmately parted or divided with the lateral lobes or divisions cleft or divided. [1745 55; < L pedatus. See PED 2,… …   Universalium

  • pedate — adjective a) having the characteristics of a foot b) having feet …   Wiktionary

  • pedate — ped·ate …   English syllables

  • pedate — ped•ate [[t]ˈpɛd eɪt[/t]] adj. 1) anat. having a foot or feet 2) anat. resembling a foot 3) anat. having divisions like toes 4) bot (of a leaf) palmately parted or divided with the lateral lobes or divisions cleft or divided • Etymology: 1745–55; …   From formal English to slang

  • pedate — /ˈpɛdeɪt/ (say pedayt) adjective 1. having feet. 2. foot like. 3. having divisions like toes. {Latin pedātus having feet} –pedately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • pedate —   a. like a foot; having feet …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pedate — adj. 1 Zool. having feet. 2 Bot. (of a leaf) having divisions like toes or a bird s claws. Etymology: L pedatus f. pes pedis foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedate leaf — noun a leaf having the radiating lobes each deeply cleft or divided • Hypernyms: ↑palmate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pedately — Pedate Ped ate, a. [L. pedatus, p. p. of pedare to furnish with feet, fr. pes, pedis, a foot.] (Bot.) Palmate, with the lateral lobes cleft into two or more segments; said of a leaf. {Ped ate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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