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  • adv. In a pinnate fashion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a pinnate manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • So as to be pinnate.

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

  • adv. having a pinnate shape


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  • I know a Mimosa tree because of its pretty pink flowers and bi-pinnately compound leaves.

    Urban Wildlife Watch: Mimosa trees (Travelog Europe)

  • It's pink, fluffy flowers just seemed to lie atop the bi-pinnately compound leaves in the canopy.

    Urban Wildlife Watch: Mimosa trees (Travelog Europe)

  • Long, pinnately compound, often on stout branches.

    Chapter 7

  • Leaves are pinnately trifoliate, smooth above and lightly pubescent below.

    Chapter 10

  • They are pinnately trifoliate and the terminal leaflet is often the largest.

    Chapter 8

  • Leaves are pinnately compound with 7 to 17 leaflets.

    Chapter 35

  • Leaves are alternate, pinnately compound and 6 to 22 cm long.

    Chapter 23

  • The potato is a herbaceous, freely branching dicotyledonous perennial, usually between 30 and 100 cm tall, with alternate, pinnately compound leaves, made up of three or four pairs of oval leaflets and a terminal leaflet.

    Chapter 25

  • The stems may be simple or branched, in the large types reaching as much as I m in height; the basal leaves are long, often pinnately lobed and coarsely toothed, but sometimes are not serrated, while the cauline leaves are simple and linear.

    Chapter 27

  • Pinnules pinnately cleft, the oblong lobes spinulose-toothed at the apex.

    The Fern Lover's Companion A Guide for the Northeastern States and Canada


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