multidigitate

digitate

[dij-i-teyt]
adjective
1.
Zoology. having digits or digitlike processes.
2.
Botany. having radiating divisions or leaflets resembling the fingers of a hand. See illus. under palmate.
3.
like a digit or finger.
Also, digitated.


Origin:
1655–65; < Latin digitātus. See digit, -ate1

digitately, adverb
multidigitate, adjective
undigitated, adjective
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digitate or digitated (ˈdɪdʒɪˌteɪt)
 
adj
1.  (of compound leaves) having the leaflets in the form of a spread hand
2.  (of animals) having digits or corresponding parts
 
digitated or digitated
 
adj
 
'digitately or digitated
 
adv
 
digi'tation or digitated
 
n

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digitate dig·i·tate (dĭj'ĭ-tāt') or dig·i·tat·ed (-tā'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Having a digit or digits.

  2. Having fingerlike processes or impressions.

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