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- adj. pinnate
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pinnate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis
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1 The Illinois species is that known as pinnated grouse (Tympanuchus americanus).
Trees with that kind of pinnated foliage seem to be later than others.
Also a new DODONOEA, with very narrow, linear, pinnated leaves.
HIRTELLA of Miquel, a hairy shrub with pinnated leaves; EVOLVULUS
“Mpávo,” or bark slabs, are fitted in between the double posts; when coolness is required, their place is taken by mats woven with the pinnated leaves of sundry palms.
They rise to the top of the tallest trees and fall again so as to resemble a great length of cable, adorned, however, with the most beautiful leaves, pinnated or terminating in graceful tendrils.
Perhaps they were "Prairie hens" (pinnated grouse).
Persia or the North of China, and the long pinnated leaves seem to mark its Oriental origin; but it has taken very kindly to its European home.
There are few wooers in bird-life so ardent as the pinnated grouse, yet he that joins in the mating ceremony of booming morning after morning on some chosen booming-ground or fiercely contests with other males for the favor of the chosen one deserts her soon after the winning.
Laws have been made for the protection of the pinnated grouse, or prairie chicken, and others of their tribe.