Definition of Imparipinnate

1. Adjective. (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex.

Exact synonyms: Odd-pinnate
Similar to: Compound

Definition of Imparipinnate

1. a. Pinnate with a single terminal leaflet.

Definition of Imparipinnate

1. Adjective. (botany) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Imparipinnate

1. Having an uneven number of pinnae, by virtue of having one terminal pinna. Compare: paripinnate. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imparipinnate

impanelled
impanelling
impanelment
impanelments
impanels
impannel
impannels
impapyrated
imparadise
imparadised
imparadises
imparadising
imparalleled
impardonable
imparidigitate
imparipinnate (current term)
imparisyllabic
imparisyllabics
imparities
imparity
impark
imparked
imparking
imparks
imparl
imparlance
imparlances
imparled
imparling
imparls

Literary usage of Imparipinnate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora of Tropical Africa by Daniel Oliver (1871)
"Leaves imparipinnate. Strong spiny bushes with flowers from the spine*. ... Leaves imparipinnate. Flowers in sessile dialers in the axils of the leaves. ..."

2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"imparipinnate ; leaflets four, alternate, irregular in size and shape, ... imparipinnate; leaflets four, irregular oval, oblong, or subelliptic, obtuse. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"If the terminal leaflet of an imparipinnate leaf be the one divided, an apparently paripinnate leaf may result. Such have been frequently observed for ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"If the terminal leaflet of an imparipinnate leaf be the one divided, an apparently paripinnate leaf may result. Such have been frequently observed for ..."

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