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bipectinate

or bipectinated

[bahy-pek-tuh-neyt or bahy-pek-tuh-ney-tid] /baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪt or baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪ tɪd/
adjective, Zoology, Botany.
1.
having both margins toothed like a comb, as the antennae of certain moths.
Origin of bipectinate
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; bi-1 + pectinate
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