imparipinnate

[ im-par-uh-pin-eyt ]
/ ɪmˌpær əˈpɪn eɪt /
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adjective Botany.

Origin of imparipinnate

From the New Latin word imparipinnātus, dating back to 1840–50. See impar, -i-, pinnate
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Examples from the Web for imparipinnate

  • The light, mossy-green leaves are imparipinnate, the leaflets ovate-repand, and they are rough on the under surface.

    Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder

British Dictionary definitions for imparipinnate

imparipinnate

/ (ˌɪmpærɪˈpɪneɪt, -ˈpɪnɪt) /

adjective

(of pinnate leaves) having a terminal unpaired leafletCompare paripinnate

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