palmate

palmate
palmate ADJECTIVE chiefly Botany & Zoology shaped like an open hand with a number of lobes resembling fingers.

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  • Palmate — Pal mate, n. (Chem.) A salt of palmic acid; a ricinoleate. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palmate — Pal mate, Palmated Pal ma*ted, a. [L. palmatus marked with the palm of a hand, from palma the palm of the hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the shape of the hand; resembling a hand with the fingers spread. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Spreading from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palmate — [pal′māt΄, pä′māt΄] adj. [L palmatus < palma,PALM2] shaped like a hand with the fingers spread; specif., a) Bot. having veins, leaflets, or lobes radiating from a common center (said of some leaves): see LEAF b) Zool. web footed, as many water …   English World dictionary

  • palmate — bi·palmate; palmate; semi·palmate; to·ti·palmate; palmate·ly; …   English syllables

  • palmate — also palmated adjective Date: 1661 resembling a hand with the fingers spread: as a. having lobes radiating from a common point < a palmate leaf > see leaf illustration b. having the distal portion broad, flat, and lobed < a palmate antler > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • palmate — 1. adjective a) Having three or more lobes or veins arising from a common point. Although palmate leaves are typical of most Western maples, a number of species have leaves without lobes. b) Having more than three leaflets arising from a common… …   Wiktionary

  • palmate — Ricinoleate Ric in*o le*ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of ricinoleic acid; formerly called {palmate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palmate Newt — Taxobox name = Palmate Newt image width = 250px status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006 assessors= Arntzen, J.W., Beebee, T., Jehle, R., Denoël, M., Schmidt, B., Bosch, J., Miaud, C., Tejedo, M., Lizana, M., Martínez Solano,… …   Wikipedia

  • palmate rhubarb — plaštakinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Rheum palmatum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum palmatum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • palmate — shaped like a hand or palm …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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