pin·​nat·​i·​fid pə-ˈna-tə-fəd How to pronounce pinnatifid (audio)
: cleft in a pinnate manner
a pinnatifid leaf

Word History


New Latin pinnatifidus, from pinnatus + Latin -fidus -fid

First Known Use

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pinnatifid was circa 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Pinnatifid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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