[ pi-nat-uh-fid ]
/ pɪˈnæt ə fɪd /

adjective Botany.

(of a leaf) pinnately cleft, with clefts reaching halfway or more to the midrib.



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Origin of pinnatifid

From the New Latin word pinnātifidus, dating back to 1745–55. See pinnati-, -fid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for pinnatifid

/ (pɪˈnætɪfɪd) /


(of leaves) pinnately divided into lobes reaching more than halfway to the midrib

Derived forms of pinnatifid

pinnatifidly, adverb
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