Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as palmate.

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  • adjective ornithology, zoology Having digits connected by a thin membrane; webbed.
  • adjective zoology Having a broad, flattened parts with short extensions similar to a webbed appendage.
  • adjective rare palmate

Etymologies

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Latin palmātus (embroidered with palms)

Examples

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  • Shaped like an open palm or hand with the fingers extended, as a leaf or an antler. In botany, having four or more lobes radiating from a single point. In zoology, web-footed. See also semipalmated.

    November 14, 2007