palmated


palmated

adjective

  1. shaped like an open palm or like a hand with the fingers extended, as a leaf or an antler.
  2. Botany. having four or more lobes or leaflets radiating from a single point.
  3. Zoology. web-footed.
  4. Furniture.
    1. decorated with palmettes.
    2. (in furniture of the 17th century) having bands of semicircles enclosing a radiating leaf form.

adjective

  1. shaped like an open handpalmate antlers
  2. botany having more than three lobes or segments that spread out from a common pointpalmate leaves
  3. (of the feet of most water birds) having three toes connected by a web

adj.

  1. Having a shape similar to that of a hand with the fingers extended.

  1. Having a shape similar to that of a hand with the fingers extended. Some kinds of coral and the antlers of moose and certain deer are palmate.
  2. Having three or more veins, leaflets, or lobes radiating from one point. Maples have palmately lobed leaves.
  3. Having webbed toes. The feet of many swimming and diving birds are palmate.

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