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pedate

(pĕd′āt′)
adj.
1. Resembling or functioning as a foot: pedate appendages.
2. Botany Having palmately divided lobes with the lateral lobes cleft or divided: a pedate leaf.

pedate

(of leaves) divided in a PALMATE fashion with further divisions.
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Lobes or akroteria: (0) lobes absent, akroteria only present as marginal teeth; (1) lobed, akroteria indented one-quarter of the distance to the midvein; (2) pedate, having two orders of lobes or akroterion pairs; (3) having primary akroteria as large, convex-convex teeth, with secondary akroteria as marginal teeth: akroteria are indented generally less than one-quarter of the distance to the midrib and therefore do not qualify as lobes.
Gunnera brephogea has been coded as state 2, because this strengthens its position as intermediate between the "pedate" and "orbicular" lineages of the subgenus Panke.
IIIIa) che erano incapaci pertanto di apprezzare Omero e il suo stile cosi diverso da quello virgillano, riprendeva l'immagine con cui l'autore dei De arte poetica Libri III condudeva il suo invito pressante ai poeti di seguire fedelmente il modello di Virgilio ("venerate Maronem atque sequere vestigia," I, 208-09); e stravolgendola la adoperava, debitamente tradotta in italiano, per affermare un programma radicalmente diverso, quello di seguire fedelmente il modello di Omero ("imitando et adorando le sue pedate," f.