[ pi-nat-uh-sekt ]
/ pɪˈnæt əˌsɛkt /
(of a leaf) divided in a pinnate manner.
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Origin of pinnatisect
1855–60; pinnati- + -sect
Words nearby pinnatisect
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Example sentences from the Web for pinnatisect
With the Compositæ, swarms of small Cruciferæ occur; that with purple flowers and pinnatisect leaves being the most common.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
Pinnatifid, Pinnatisect, same as pinnately cleft and pinnately parted, 56.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for pinnatisect
/ (pɪˈnætɪˌsɛkt) /
(of leaves) pinnately divided almost to the midrib but not into separate leaflets
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