Definition of Pinnas

1. Noun. (plural of pinna) ¹



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Definition of Pinnas

1. pinna [n] - See also: pinna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnas

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

Literary usage of Pinnas

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1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1853)
"... the upper pinnas becoming decurrent on the inferior side ; all entire in the lower half, sharply serrate above, smooth, rigid in texture, ..."

2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1857)
"mediato between the sterile and fertile condition, (bearing a few fruit-dots on contracted but still herbaceous and open pinnas,) were gathered at ..."

3. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"The pinnas are about an inch in lentil. and liait' as brond; ... pinnas about two. inches long, and three-quarters of aa inch broad at the ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1880)
"Native in Key West, Florida ; with lower pinnas as in the last; middle portion sterile, 2-3-pinnate; pinnas long-pointed; ..."

5. Flora australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian territory. by George Bentham, Ferdinand von Mueller (1878)
"pinnas numerous, narrow, undivided, 3 to 6 in. long pinnas few, narrow, 2 to 4 in. long ... Segments of the pinnas connected by Frond with several branches. ..."

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