Share this entry

Share this page

bipinnate

Syllabification: bi·pin·nate
Pronunciation: /bīˈpinˌāt
 
/

Definition of bipinnate in English:

adjective

Botany
(Of a pinnate leaf) having leaflets that are further subdivided in a pinnate arrangement.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of bipinnate in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing