[ pen-eyt ]
/ ˈpɛn eɪt /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Often pen·nat·ed .
Words nearby pennate
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Example sentences from the Web for pennate
A play of words upon the primary meaning (winged things) of the word pennate, hedge-bills.The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio|Giovanni Boccaccio
British Dictionary definitions for pennate
/ (ˈpɛneɪt) /
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
[ pĕn′āt′ ]
Having feathers or wings.
Resembling a feather.
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