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Related to pinnate leaf: pinnatifid, bipinnate, simple leaf, Leaf shapes

pinnate

(pĭn′āt′)
adj.
Resembling a feather in having parts or branches arranged on each side of a common axis: pinnate leaves; pinnate gills.

pin′nate′ly adv.

pinnate

(of compound leaves) made up of leaflets arranged in two rows on opposite sides of the axis, or RACHIS.

pinnate

featherlike; said of a muscle in which the fibers lie at angles to its tendon. The fibers may be unipinnate, bipinnate, etc.