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

Definition of pedate

1a : 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

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Other Words from pedate

pedately adverb

History and Etymology for pedate

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

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“Pedate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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