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bipectinate

[ bahy-pek-tuh-neyt ]
/ baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪt /
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adjective Zoology, Botany.

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

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Also bi·pec·ti·nat·ed [bahy-pek-tuh-ney-tid] /baɪˈpɛk təˌneɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of bipectinate

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