Definitions

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

  • adj. Botany Pinnately compound with two terminal leaflets: paripinnate leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pinnate with an equal number of leaflets on each side; having no odd leaflet at the end.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, equally pinnate; abruptly pinnate. See cut f under leaf. Compare imparipinnate.

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

  • adj. (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex

Etymologies

Latin pār, par-, equal, a pair + pinnate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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