Definition of palmate
: 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>
palmationplay \pal-ˈmā-shən, pä-, ˈpäl-, ˈpȯ-, ˈpȯl-\ noun
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