pinnula

noun pin·nu·la \ ˈpinyələ \

Definition of pinnula

plural pinnulae \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\
1 :pinnule 2
2 :a barb of a feather

pinnular

\-lə(r)\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pinnula

New Latin, from Latin, small feather, small fin, from pinna feather, wing, fin, alteration of penna feather, wing


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