[dij-i-teyt or dij-i-tey-tid]
Origin of digitate
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Digitate: finger-like, or divided into finger-like processes.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Palmate (or digitate) leaf of five leaflets, of the Sweet Buckeye.The Elements of Botany
In the adjoining cut the intermediate stages between a palmate or digitate leaf to a pinnate one may be seen.Vegetable Teratology</p>
Maxwell T. Masters
A year or two since, a man brought from Ohio to the University of Iowa an innocent five-parted, digitate, black fungus.
The inflorescence consists of solitary, binate, digitate, or panicled racemes.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
- (of compound leaves) having the leaflets in the form of a spread hand
- (of animals) having digits or corresponding parts
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- Having a digit or digits.
- Having fingerlike processes or impressions.
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