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pinnulate

or pin·nu·lat·ed

[pin-yuh-leyt or pin-yuh-ley-tid]
adjective
  1. having pinnules.
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Origin of pinnulate

First recorded in 1820–30; pinnule + -ate1
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Historical Examples

  • All the Palaeozoic representatives have non-pinnulate arms, while the Mesozoic and later forms have them pinnulate.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10

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