Definition of Even-pinnate

1. Adjective. (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex.

Exact synonyms: Abruptly-pinnate, Paripinnate
Similar to: Compound



Definition of Even-pinnate

1. Adjective. (botany) pinnate with an even number of leaflets at the apex ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Even-pinnate

1. Said of compound leaves having an even number of leaflets, this is usually easily determined because there is a terminal pair. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Even-pinnate

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evection
evections
eveite
evejar
evejars
even
even-
even-bishop
even-christian
even-handed
even-handedness
even-keel
even-minded
even-mindedness
even-pinnate (current term)
even-pinnate leaf
even-servant
even-steven
even-stevens
even-tempered
even-toed
even-toed ungulate
even-year runs
even Homer nods
even Jove nods
even a little
even as
even as we speak
even chance

Literary usage of Even-pinnate

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

1. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"L. even-pinnate (except sometimes in deer), the petiole produced into a tendril, awn or point. Infl. axillary ; fl. racemose or by abortion solitary. ..."

2. Agricultural Botany by William Darlington (1847)
"Trees: the super- axillary branchlets often converted into simple or branched spines. Leaves even-pinnate or bipinnate (often both forms on the same tree) ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Ivs. even-pinnate with winged petioles; Ifts. 3-5 pairs, coriaceous, glossy green above, light green helow, ovate, obtuse: drupe about 1 in. diam., ..."

4. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"Pinnate without an odd leaflet at the end; even-pinnate. Alternate. Not opposite each other; as the leaves of a stem when arranged one after the other along ..."

5. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"At the first division therefore it must be an odd leaflet, which is the principal bundle of fibres, while two even pinnate leaflets take their origin upon ..."

6. 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)
"Herbs or shrubs with long even- pinnate leaves. Flowers on axillary peduncles or lateral racemes. ..."

7. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"... or twice compound, even-pinnate; twigs, branches, and often trunks with long branches thorns ..."

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