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pinnatifid

[pi-nat-uh-fid] /pɪˈnæt ə fɪd/
adjective, Botany
1.
(of a leaf) pinnately cleft, with clefts reaching halfway or more to the midrib.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Neo-Latin pinnātifidus. See pinnati-, -fid
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Examples from the web for pinnatifid
  • These leaves are smaller in size than the basal leaves and pinnatifid in shape.
  • Stem leaves are deeply bi- or tri-pinnatifid, arranged alternately on the stem and are reduced in size higher on the stem.
British Dictionary definitions for pinnatifid

pinnatifid

/pɪˈnætɪfɪd/
adjective
1.
(of leaves) pinnately divided into lobes reaching more than halfway to the midrib
Derived Forms
pinnatifidly, adverb
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