odd-pinnate

adjective

odd-pin·​nate ˈäd-ˈpi-ˌnāt How to pronounce odd-pinnate (audio)
: having leaflets on each side of the petiole and having a single leaflet at the tip of the petiole see leaf illustration
odd-pinnately adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of odd-pinnate was in 1859

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“Odd-pinnate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd-pinnate. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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