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