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paripinnate

[ par-i-pin-eyt, -it ]

adjective

, Botany.
  1. evenly pinnate.
  2. pinnate without an odd terminal leaflet.


paripinnate

/ ˌpærɪˈpɪneɪt /

adjective

  1. (of pinnate leaves) having an even number of leaflets and no terminal leaflet Compare imparipinnate


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Word History and Origins

Origin of paripinnate1

First recorded in 1855–60; pari- + pinnate

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