palmation

[ pal-mey-shuhn, pahl-, pah-mey- ]
/ pælˈmeɪ ʃən, pɑl-, pɑˈmeɪ- /

noun

a palmate state or formation.
a palmate structure.

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Origin of palmation

First recorded in 1680–90; palmate + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for palmation

palmation
/ (pælˈmeɪʃən) /

noun

the state of being palmate
a projection or division of a palmate structure
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