bipectinate

adjective bi·pectinate \ " + \

Definition of bipectinate

1 or less commonly bipectinated \" +\ :having two margins toothed like a comb used especially of the antennae of certain moths
2 :branched like a feather on both sides of a main shaft
  • the organ of smell in certain snails is bipectinate

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Origin and Etymology of bipectinate

1bi- + pectinate


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