Definition of digitate in English:
Shaped like a spread hand: digitate leaves a digitate delta
More example sentences
- In the Southern Hemisphere a different, more strongly digitate type of Ginkgo leaf persists into the Eocene, but we lack data on its occurrence and do not discuss it further here.
- When fully grown, its gigantic buttressed trunk, which stretches up to 10 meters in diameter, abruptly ends in the branches that bear digitate leaves.
- These can be either digitate forms, where the mollusks lived between small stromatolite fingers, or larger, domal stromatolite masses, which created areas where mollusks clustered.
mid 17th century: from Latin digitatus, from digitus 'finger, toe'.
Definition of digitate in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan