pennate

[ pen-eyt ]
/ ˈpɛn eɪt /

adjective

winged; feathered.

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Often pen·nat·ed.

Origin of pennate

From the Latin word pennātus, dating back to 1695–1705. See penna, -ate1

Words nearby pennate

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British Dictionary definitions for pennate

pennate

pennated

/ (ˈpɛneɪt) /

adjective biology

having feathers, wings, or winglike structures
another word for pinnate

Word Origin for pennate

C19: from Latin pennātus, from penna wing
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Medical definitions for pennate

pennate
[ pĕnāt′ ]

adj.

Having feathers or wings.
Resembling a feather.
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