Pinnatifid
Pinnatifid Pin*nat"i*fid, a. [L. pinnatus feathered + root of findere to split: cf. F. pinnatifide.] (Bot.) Divided in a pinnate manner, with the divisions not reaching to the midrib. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinnatifid — [pi nat′i fid] adj. [ PINNATI + FID] having leaves in a featherlike arrangement, with narrow lobes whose clefts extend more than halfway to the axis …   English World dictionary

  • pinnatifid — adjective Etymology: New Latin pinnatifidus, from pinnatus + Latin fidus fid Date: circa 1753 cleft in a pinnate manner < a pinnatifid leaf > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pinnatifid — /pi nat euh fid/, adj. Bot. (of a leaf) pinnately cleft, with clefts reaching halfway or more to the midrib. [1745 55; < NL pinnatifidus. See PINNATI , FID] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinnatifid — adjective Having lobes with incisions that extend less than half way toward the midrib. See Also: pinnate …   Wiktionary

  • pinnatífid — pin|na|tí|fid Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • pinnatifid —   Composed of pinnae, or subdivided as if composed of pinnae …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • pinnatifid — pin·nat·i·fid …   English syllables

  • pinnatifid — pin•nat•i•fid [[t]pɪˈnæt ə fɪd[/t]] adj. bot (of a leaf) pinnately cleft, with clefts reaching halfway or more to the midrib • Etymology: 1745–55; < NL pinnātifidus. See pinnate, i , fid …   From formal English to slang

  • pinnatifid — /pɪˈnætəfɪd/ (say pi natuhfid) adjective Botany (of a leaf) pinnately cleft, with clefts reaching halfway or more to the midrib. {New Latin pinnātifidus, from pinnāti pinnati + fidus cleft} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinnatifid —    A leaf that is pinnately cleft, but into lobes that do not reach the midrib, and not into separate leaflets …   Herbal-medical glossary

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