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

  • adj. Divided deeply in a palmate fashion, almost to the base: the palmatisect leaves of the Japanese maple.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having lobes with incisions that extend almost up, but not quite to the petiole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, same as palmately compound (which see, under palmately).

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