Definition of Pinnated

1. Adjective. (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis.

Exact synonyms: Pinnate
Similar to: Compound



Definition of Pinnated

1. pinnate [adj] - See also: pinnate

Medical Definition of Pinnated

1. 1. Consisting of several leaflets, or separate portions, arranged on each side of a common petiole, as the leaves of a rosebush, a hickory, or an ash. See Abruptly pinnate, and Illust, under Abruptly. 2. Having a winglike tuft of long feathers on each side of the neck. Pinnated grouse, the prairie chicken. Origin: L. Pinnatus feathered, fr. Pinna a feather. See Pin a peg, Pen feather. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnated

pinlike
pinna
pinna nasi
pinnable
pinnace
pinnaces
pinnacle
pinnacled
pinnacles
pinnacling
pinnae
pinnal
pinnas
pinnate
pinnate leaf
pinnated (current term)
pinnately
pinnatifid
pinnatilobate
pinnation
pinnations
pinnatipartite
pinnatiped
pinnatipeds
pinnatisect
pinned
pinner
pinners
pinnet
pinnets

Literary usage of Pinnated

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1. The Naturalist's Library by William Jardine (1834)
"is one of the best partie of the country, only excelled by the pinnated grouse, ... The pinnated grouse is as large as the last. The general colour of the ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"... and pinnated grouse, September 1 to February 1 : wild duck, geeee, and brant, November 1 to April 1 ; Jock salmon, white salmon, June 16 to May 1 ..."

3. American Game-bird Shooting by George Bird Grinnell (1910)
"pinnated GROUSE. Tympanuchus cupido. Tympanuchus americanus. ... The pinnated grouse include four forms, grouped together under the genus Tympanuchus, ..."

4. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis: Containing Abridged by Robert Wight, George Arnott Walker Arnott (1834)
"Leaves simple or simply compound, never twice or thrice pinnated. ... Leaves unequally pinnated. Flowers racemose. We adopt this genus as left by De ..."

5. The Hunting Grounds of the Great West: A Description of the Plains, Game by Richard Irving Dodge, William Blackmore (1878)
"2. Dusky Grouse—Tetrao obscurus. 3. Sharp-tailed Grouse — Tetrao (centrocercus) Phasianellus. 4. Ruff Grouse—Tetrao umbellus. 5. pinnated Grouse. ..."

6. Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States, and British Provinces by Henry William Herbert (1864)
"... palm to THE pinnated GROUSE. Tetrao Cupido—Linn, Wilson, Audubon. La Gelinotte Huppel. d''Amerique—Brissot. The Prairie-Hen, Grouse, or Heath- Hen. ..."

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