Pinnated
Pinnate Pin"nate, Pinnated Pin"na*ted, a. [L. pinnatus feathered, fr. pinna a feather. See {Pin} a peg, {Pen} feather.] 1. (Bot.) Consisting of several leaflets, or separate portions, arranged on each side of a common petiole, as the leaves of a rosebush, a hickory, or an ash. See {Abruptly pinnate}, and Illust., under {Abruptly}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a winglike tuft of long feathers on each side of the neck. [1913 Webster]

{Pinnated grouse} (Zo["o]l.), the prairie chicken. [1913 Webster]


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  • pinnated — pin·nat·ed …   English syllables

  • pinnated — adjective (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis • Syn: ↑pinnate • Similar to: ↑compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinnated grouse — Pinnate Pin nate, Pinnated Pin na*ted, a. [L. pinnatus feathered, fr. pinna a feather. See {Pin} a peg, {Pen} feather.] 1. (Bot.) Consisting of several leaflets, or separate portions, arranged on each side of a common petiole, as the leaves of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinnated grouse — noun : prairie chicken …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinnate — Pin nate, Pinnated Pin na*ted, a. [L. pinnatus feathered, fr. pinna a feather. See {Pin} a peg, {Pen} feather.] 1. (Bot.) Consisting of several leaflets, or separate portions, arranged on each side of a common petiole, as the leaves of a rosebush …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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