Definition of Pinnae

1. Noun. (irregular plural of pinna) ¹



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Definition of Pinnae

1. pinna [n] - See also: pinna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnae

pinkwashes
pinkwashing
pinky
pinledge
pinless
pinlike
pinna
pinna nasi
pinnable
pinnace
pinnaces
pinnacle
pinnacled
pinnacles
pinnacling
pinnae (current term)
pinnal
pinnas
pinnate
pinnate leaf
pinnated
pinnately
pinnatifid
pinnatilobate
pinnation
pinnations
pinnatipartite
pinnatiped
pinnatipeds
pinnatisect

Literary usage of Pinnae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"Rachis of pinnae winged only near apex 17. atratum Free pinnules few 16. ... pinnae oblique at base. Moderately oblique. pinnae more than 4 cm long 30. ..."

2. Contributions to the Knowledge of the Older Mesozoic Flora of Virginia by William Morris Fontaine (1883)
"slightly rounded at base, and more or less acute at their extremities, being separate to the rachis of the pinnae, and inserted by their entire base, ..."

3. Publications by Bureau of Government Laboratories, Philippines, Department of the Interior (1906)
"Sori not confined to lobes, pinnae not lobed over half way to costa. ... Segments of pinnae sharp toothed (45) 2V. Otaria 3. Lower pinnae shorter than the ..."

4. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"Stipes green or pale brown : pinnae ... pinnate on both sides pinnae lanceolate: Stipes green when fresh, dull gray when dry: Frond pinnate to the apex; ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Fronds upright (2-5 dm. tall), linear- oblanceolate in outline, fertile ones much the taller; pinnae (1-3 cm. long) firmly membranaceous, mostly alternate, ..."

6. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"All the lower pinnae are sometimes equally and extremely reduced, the largest ones being immediately above these; such fronds are physiologically like those ..."

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