Origin of pinnate
Related formspin·nate·ly, pin·nat·ed·ly, adverbmul·ti·pin·nate, adjective
Examples from the Web for pinnate
Passage of pinnate to palmate leaves in horse-chesnut 439 'chesnut may be old spelling for chestnut?'Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
The stems, which are covered with fine hairs, bear numerous leaves long and pinnate.Clovers and How to Grow Them|Thomas Shaw
Fig. 157 is pinnate with a tendril at the end, in place of the odd leaflet, as in the Vetches and the Pea.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
The Australian ivy, H. australiana, is a small glabrous shrub 101 with pinnate leaves.
Then a thick thread is emitted from one or both extremities, which elongates and becomes branched in a pinnate manner.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke