Definition of bipinnate in English:


Line breaks: bi|pin¦nate
Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈpɪneɪt


  • (Of a pinnate leaf) having leaflets that are further subdivided in a pinnate arrangement.
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    • They bear bipinnate leaves with small, oval to lanceolate leaflets.
    • Some are bipinnate, triangular in shape and have finely cut or toothed leaflets.
    • Most Australian species of Acacia have bipinnate leaves, as least when they are in the seedling stage.

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