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palmate

/pal·mate/ (pahl´māt) having a shape resembling that of a hand with the fingers spread.

palmate

(păl′māt′, päl′-, pä′māt′) also

palmated

(-mā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a shape similar to that of a hand with the fingers extended: palmate antlers; palmate coral.
2. Botany Having three or more veins, leaflets, or lobes radiating from one point; digitate: a palmate leaf.
3. Zoology Having webbing that connects the three front toes, as the feet of many waterbirds.

pal′mate′ly adv.
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Fig. 244 Palmate . A palmate leaf.

palmate

(of a leaf) having at least three leaflets joined to the PETIOLE at the same place.
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The Great Lie by Myrrha Stanford-Smith He waited under a fig tree, its palmate leaves figuring their ancient pattern on the wall.
It is among the toughest of specimens, growing in shade where nothing else will survive and it even bears greenish white flowers in the autumn, which stand out against the glassy, palmate leaves.
In endorsing Palmate, Morris Swan Shannacappo, twice-elected Grand Chief of Manitoba's Southern Chiefs Organization, said, "We believe it's time for the AFN to be led by a female leader--one who can exercise her perseverance and knowledge and give life to an organization that seems to be failing our peoples because of our diversity.
A simple funnel trap for studying newt populations and an evaluation of trap behavior in smooth and palmate newts, Triturus vulgaris and T.
Diagnosis: A gigantic Pleistocene giraffid, with four horns in the male, an anterior conical pair, arising from the frontals, and a posterior, palmate pair situated on the parietals.
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Antler working scrap includes pieces of palmate of antler from which tines were removed, as well as tines and tine tips bearing tool marks (Figs 2, 3; Graudonis 1989, fig.