Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having digits or fingerlike projections.
  • adj. Botany Having distinct parts arising from a common point or center; palmate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having digits, fingers or things shaped like fingers; fingerlike
  • adj. Having parts that spread out from a common point; palmate
  • v. To point out as with the finger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having several leaflets arranged, like the fingers of the hand, at the extremity of a stem or petiole. Also, in general, characterized by digitation.
  • transitive v. To point out as with the finger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having deep radiating divisions, like fingers: applied to leaves and roots.
  • In zoology, characterized by digitation; having or consisting of a set of processes like digits. Also digitated.
  • To point out, as if with a finger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a finger

Etymologies

From Latin digitātus (Wiktionary)

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