pedate

adjective ped·ate \ ˈpeˌdāt , -də̇t , usually -t+V \

Definition of pedate

1 a :having a foot
b :having tube feet
  • many holothurians are pedate
2
[New Latin Pedata]
:of or relating to the Pedata
3 :palmate with the lateral lobes cleft into two or more segments
  • pedate leaves

pedately

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of pedate

Latin pedatus footed, from ped-, pes foot + -atus -ate


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