digitate

adjective
dig·i·tate | \ˈdi-jə-ˌtāt \

Definition of digitate 

: having divisions arranged like those of a bird's foot digitate leaves

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digitately adverb

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1661, in the meaning defined above

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digitate

adjective
dig·i·tate | \ˈdij-ə-ˌtāt \

Medical Definition of digitate 

: having digits

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