adjective Botany.

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

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. 2019

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(of leaves) pinnately divided into lobes reaching more than halfway to the midrib
Derived Formspinnatifidly, adverb
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