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pinnatisect

Definition:

of a leaf shape, cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Comparative:

more pinnatisect

Superlative:

most pinnatisect

Similar to:

compound

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

New Latin pinnatisectus, from Latin pinnatus ("feathered") + sectum, past...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

pinnatisect [leaves]

pinnately divided almost to the midrib but not into separate leaflets (11 of 176 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pinnatisect

Wiktionary:

pinnatisect [botany, leaves]

Having lobes with incisions that extend almost, or up to midrib. (11 of 25 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pinnatisect

New World Dictionary:

pinnatisect

pinnatifid but with the clefts reaching to or almost to the axis (12 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pinnatisect

Random House Dictionary:

pinnatisect [botany, leaves]

divided in a pinnate manner. (5 of 14 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/pinnatisect

American Heritage Dictionary:

pinnatisect

Divided pinnately nearly to the midrib. Used of certain leaves. (10 of 13 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pinnatisect

Wikipedia:

Compound [disambiguation]

may refer to: Chemical compounds, combinations of two or more elements | Compound (enclosure), a cluster of buildings having a shared purpose, usually inside a fence or wall | Compound (fortification), a version of the above fortified with defensive ... (37 of 306 words, 18 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Compound

Merriam-Webster:

compound [entry 1, verb] | compd [abbreviation] | cpd [abbreviation] | combine [synonym, sense-specific] | augment [synonym, sense-specific] | accelerate [synonym, sense-specific] | add [synonym, sense-specific] | aggrandize [synonym, sense-specific] | amplify [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to put together (parts) so as to form a whole; "combine" | to form by combining parts | to settle amicably; adjust by agreement ; to agree for a ... (27 of 266 words, 6 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/compound

compound [entry 2, adjective] | amalgamated [synonym, sense-specific] | composite [synonym, sense-specific] | noncompound [antonym, sense-specific] | simple [antonym, sense-specific] | blended [similar, sense-specific] | combined [similar, sense-specific] | commingled [similar, sense-specific] | mingled [similar, sense-specific] | ...

composed of or resulting from union of separate elements, ingredients, or ... | involving or used in a combination | [words] constituting a compound ; ... (23 of 150 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/compound show=1

compound [entry 3, noun]

a word consisting of components that are words (as rowboat, high school, ... | something formed by a union of elements or parts ; especially, a ... (25 of 75 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/compound show=2

compound [entry 4, noun]

a fenced or walled-in area containing a group of buildings and especially residences (13 of 34 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/compound show=3

Macmillan British Dictionary:

compound | compounds [plural]

[countable, chemistry] a chemical substance that consists of two or more ... | [countable] a combination of things | [countable] an enclosed area ... (21 of 168 words, 4 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/compound

compound [transitive, verb] | compounded [past tense] | compounding [present participle] | compounds [3rd-person singular present] | be compounded of something

to make a problem or difficult situation worse | to mix two or more substances together in order to make a new substance or product | "be compounded ... (26 of 83 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/compound 13

compound [only before noun, adjective]

made up of two or more parts | [linguistics] a compound noun, adjective, or verb is a combination of two or more words (22 of 49 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/compound 20

Cambridge Dictionary:

compound [entry 1]

a chemical that combines two or more elements | [formal] something consisting of two or more different parts | in grammar, a word which combines two ... (24 of 100 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compound 1

compound [entry 2]

an area surrounded by fences or walls which contains a group of buildings (13 of 43 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compound 2

compound [entry 3]

to make a problem or difficult situation worse (8 of 47 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compound 3

compound [entry 4]

to mix two things together (5 of 24 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compound 4

compound [entry 5]

consisting of two or more parts | used to refer to a system of paying interest in which interest is paid both on the original amount of money invested ... (28 of 69 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compound 5

Columbia Encyclopedia:

compound | H2[chemical formula]

in chemistry, a substance composed of atoms of two or more elements in chemical combination, occurring in a fixed, definite proportion and arranged in ... (24 of 93 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0813112​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

cpd.

Syllabification: (cpd.) Entry from United States Dictionary | compound. (8 of 22 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cpd​.

Encarta Dictionary:

pinnatisect

used to describe leaves that are pinnately divided almost to the midrib (12 of 25 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561534954​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

pinnatisect [botany, leaves]

Origin: New Latin pinnatisectus, from Latin pinnatus ("feathered") + sectum, past participle of seco ("to cut")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pinnatisect

New World Dictionary:

pinnatisect

Origin: "pinnati-" + "-sect"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pinnatisect

pinnati-

Origin: Modern Latin pinnatus, "pinnate"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pinnati-prefix

-sect

Origin: Latin sectus, past participle of secare, to cut: see "saw"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sect-suffix

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

pinnatisect [leaves]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "pinnatisect"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pinnatisect

the Free Dictionary:

pinnatisect

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "pinnatisect"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "pinnatisect" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/pinnatisect

YourDictionary Audio:

pinnatisect

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "pinnatisect" by speech synthesizer

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