Origin of pinnate
OTHER WORDS FROM pinnatepin·nate·ly, pin·nat·ed·ly, adverbmul·ti·pin·nate, adjective
Words nearby pinnate
How to use pinnate in a sentence
These branches were clad with the delicate pinnate leaves that characterise the family of the mimosas.Popular Adventure Tales|Mayne Reid
The fern has large pinnate fronds, and is thus related to the mountain ash and the mimosæ.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
These are sometimes once, and on other occasions, twice pinnate.
The frond is bi-pinnate, and the pinnæ are long and taper to a fine point.
The origin is by two distinct heads, each of which is pinnate.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup