Abruptly pinnate
Abruptly pinnate Abruptly pinnate, abruptly-pinnate abruptly-pinnateadj. 1. (Bot.) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex, i.e. without an odd leaflet, or other appendage, at the end; -- said of a leaf shape

Syn: even-pinnate, paripinnate [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • abruptly-pinnate — Abruptly pinnate, abruptly pinnate abruptly pinnateadj. 1. (Bot.) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex, i.e. without an odd leaflet, or other appendage, at the end; said of a leaf shape Syn: even pinnate, paripinnate [1913 Webster +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • abruptly-pinnate — adjective (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex • Syn: ↑even pinnate, ↑paripinnate • Similar to: ↑compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • abruptly pinnate — Bot. paripinnate. * * * …   Universalium

  • abruptly pinnate — Bot. paripinnate …   Useful english dictionary

  • abruptly-pinnate leaf — noun a pinnate leaf with a pair of leaflets at the apex • Syn: ↑even pinnate leaf • Hypernyms: ↑pinnate leaf …   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

  • 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

  • even-pinnate — adjective pinnate with an even number of leaflets at the apex Syn: abruptly pinnate, paripinnate Ant: imparipinnate, odd pinnate …   Wiktionary

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

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