digitately
adverb see digitate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Digitately — Digitate Dig i*tate, Digitated Dig i*ta ted, a. [L. digitatus having fingers.] (Bot.) Having several leaflets arranged, like the fingers of the hand, at the extremity of a stem or petiole. Also, in general, characterized by digitation. {Dig… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digitately — See digitate. * * * …   Universalium

  • digitately — adv. finger like way, with the fingers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • digitately — dig·i·tate·ly …   English syllables

  • digitately — adverb in a digitate manner • Derived from adjective: ↑digitate …   Useful english dictionary

  • digitate — digitately, adv. /dij i tayt /, adj. 1. Zool. having digits or digitlike processes. 2. Bot. having radiating divisions or leaflets resembling the fingers of a hand. See illus. under palmate. 3. like a digit or finger. Also, digitated. [1655 65; < …   Universalium

  • digitate — adjective Date: 1661 having divisions arranged like those of a bird s foot < digitate leaves > • digitately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yardgrass — yard grass n. Any of several weedy African grasses of the genus Eleusine, having usually digitately grouped spikes and flattened spikelets. Also called goose grass. * * * …   Universalium

  • compound leaf — /kɒmpaʊnd ˈlif/ (say kompownd leef) noun a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk. It may be either digitately or pinnately compound, and the leaflets may be themselves compound …   Australian English dictionary

  • digitate — /ˈdɪdʒəteɪt/ (say dijuhtayt) adjective 1. Zoology having digits or digit like processes. 2. Botany having radiating divisions or leaflets resembling the fingers of a hand. 3. like a digit or finger. Also, digitated. {digit + ate1} –digitately,… …   Australian English dictionary

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