from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Pinnately compound with a single terminal leaflet, as in the leaves of the rose plant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. pinnate with a single leaflets at the apex
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex; -- of a leaf shape.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, pinnate with a terminal odd leaflet, as in the rose; imparipinnate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Leaves are alternate, odd-pinnate with 5-7 unequal-sized leaflets originating from the same rachis.
Trees, with close or scaly bark, odd-pinnate leaves and serrate leaflets.
-- A tree, 18° high, with leaves opposite, odd-pinnate.
-- A tree, with leaves alternate, odd-pinnate, without stipules, bunched on the ends of the branches, with opposite, serrate leaflets.
-- A small tree 12° high with leaves alternate, odd-pinnate.
-- A tree, with leaves bunched at the extremities of the branches, oblong, oval, acuminate, odd-pinnate, 3-4 pairs of opposite leaflets.
-- A tree 30-40 meters high, with leaves alternate, odd-pinnate; leaflets opposite, coriaceous.
-- The "pterocarpus," L., is a tree of the first order with odd-pinnate leaves.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.