bipectinate

or bi·pec·ti·nat·ed

[ bahy-pek-tuh-neyt or bahy-pek-tuh-ney-tid ]
/ baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪt or baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪ tɪd /

adjective Zoology, Botany.

having both margins toothed like a comb, as the antennae of certain moths.

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Origin of bipectinate

First recorded in 1830–40; bi-1 + pectinate
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