Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having pinnate parts that are themselves pinnate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Doubly pinnate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Twice pinnate.

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  • adjective botany, of a leaf Pinnate and having leaflets that are themselves pinnate.

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

  • adjective of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)

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Examples

  • Pinna Primary division of a pinnate or bipinnate leaf.

    Chapter 9

  • The leaves are bipinnate with 2-6 opposite pairs of pinnae, each having 8-21 leaflets on short stalks.

    Chapter 10

  • It is distinguished by its phonology, whitish twigs and paired thorns, blue green bipinnate leaves lacking a petiolar gland, but with glands between nearly all its 2-12 pinnate pairs.

    Chapter 10

  • Young seedlings have bipinnate compound true leaves with 12 to 15 pairs of lesflets.

    Chapter 8

  • With their bipinnate leaves, calliandras superficially resemble Leucaena and Mimosa species.

    Chapter 8

  • With their bipinnate leaves, calliandras superficially resemble Leucaena and Mimosa species.

    Chapter 10

  • Leaves are bipinnate, and leaflets oblong to 4 cm in length.

    Chapter 8

  • The phyllodenous Acacia spp. tend to have marginally higher CF and lower CP levels than bipinnate species (Appendix 2) though the available data consist of fewer observations.

    Chapter 2

  • Information on leaf yield of African bipinnate Acacia spp. is limited, and comparative data with introduced Australian species, even more so.

    Chapter 2

  • There are about 200 bipinnate Acacia species in the New World and a further 150 species in Africa and Asia.

    Chapter 2

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