Definition of pinnatifid in English:

pinnatifid

Syllabification: pin·nat·i·fid
Pronunciation: /piˈnatəfid
 
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adjective

Botany
  • (Of a leaf) pinnately divided, but not all the way down to the central axis.
    More example sentences
    • The cuff bracelet is ornamented with chrysanthemums bordering a central faceted citrine and overlapping pinnatifid leaves engraved to delineate the veins.
    • The leaves are sharply serrated, never pinnate or pinnatifid, sometimes the serration is confined to the apices.

Origin

mid 18th century: from modern Latin pinnatifidus, from Latin pinnatus 'feathered' + fid- 'cleft' (from the verb findere).

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