palmate

play
adjective pal·mate \ˈpal-ˌmāt, ˈpä-, ˈpäl-, ˈpȯ-, ˈpȯl-\
variants: or less commonly

palmated

play \ˈpal-ˌmā-təd, ˈpä-, ˈpäl-, ˈpȯ-, ˈpȯl-\

Definition of palmate

  1. :  resembling a hand with the fingers spread: such asa :  having lobes radiating from a common point a palmate leaf — see leaf illustrationb :  having the distal portion broad, flat, and lobed a palmate antler

palmately

adverb

palmation

play \pal-ˈmā-shən, pä-, ˈpäl-, ˈpȯ-, ˈpȯl-\ noun

1661

First Known Use of palmate

1661

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