or pin·nu·lat·ed

[ pin-yuh-leyt or pin-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈpɪn yəˌleɪt or ˈpɪn yəˌleɪ tɪd /


having pinnules.


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Origin of pinnulate

First recorded in 1820–30; pinnule + -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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