- a feather, wing, or winglike part.
- a fin or flipper.
Origin of pinna
OTHER WORDS FROM pinnapinnal, adjective
Words nearby pinna
How to use pinna in a sentence
A marked difference is noted in the size of the pinna of the ear in the various species.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii|Henry W. Setzer
He says that Tarentine muslins, woven from the filaments of the pinna dipped in the dye of the murex, rivalled those of Cos.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
The fronds commonly fruit very fully, even the lowest pinna bearing sporangia.
The terminal pinna of the frond and the terminal segments of the pinnæ are considerably longer than the others.
They are found in an oyster which is something like the pinna, only less.