pinnatifid

adjective
pin·​nat·​i·​fid | \ pə-ˈna-tə-fəd How to pronounce pinnatifid (audio) , -ˌfid \

Definition of pinnatifid

: cleft in a pinnate manner a pinnatifid leaf

First Known Use of pinnatifid

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pinnatifid

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

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“Pinnatifid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinnatifid. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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