from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, same as
palmately parted(which see, under palmately).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective botany, of leaves Having
lobeswith incisionsthat extend over half-way toward the petiole.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
_pinnatilobate_, _palmatifid_, _palmatipartite_, etc., and each of these words designates different combinations of the modes and extent of the divisions of the leaf with the divisions of its outline.