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pinna Explained

pinna at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) pinnae

pinna at Italian => English Of Explained:

fin, finn, flipper

Pinna at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Pinna \Pin"na\, n.; pl. {Pinn[ae]}, E. {Pinnas}. [L., a
feather.]
1. (Bot.)
(a) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of {Bipinnate
leaf}, under {Bipinnate}.
(b) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or
organ.

3. [L. pinna, akin to Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of
{Pinna}, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all
warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long,
silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven
fabrics, as a curiosity.

4. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear. See {Ear}.

Pinna \Pin"na\, n.; pl. {Pinn[ae]}, E. {Pinnas}. [L., a
feather.]
1. (Bot.)
(a) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of {Bipinnate
leaf}, under {Bipinnate}.
(b) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or
organ.

3. [L. pinna, akin to Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of
{Pinna}, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all
warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long,
silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven
fabrics, as a curiosity.

4. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear. See {Ear}.

Byssus \Bys"sus\, n.; pl. E. {Byssuses}; L. {Byssi}.[L. byssus
fine flax, fine linen or cotton, Gr. by`ssos .]
1. A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients.
It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk.
[Written also {byss} and {byssin}.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A tuft of long, tough filaments which are
formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the
valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the {Pinna} and
{Mytilus}, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc.

3. (Bot.) An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of
slender threads.

4. Asbestus.

pinna at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

pinna
n 1: division of a usually pinnately divided leaf [syn: {pinnule}]
2: the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the
external ear [syn: {auricle}, {ear}]
[also: {pinnae} (pl)]

pinna at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » dab=pinna

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » ɪnə
Category: File - :Gray904.png|thumb|Diagram of the pinna (part of ear)

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=pinnae
  • Inter: anatom » y The visible part of the ear that resides outside of the head, the auricle.
    1. Inter: botan » y A leaflet or primary segment of a pinnate compound leaf.
    2. Inter: zoolog » y A feather, wing, fin, or other similar appendage.

      Derived terms

      * pinnal

  • pinnate
  • pinniped
  • pinnule

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » outer ear
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|ушна мида|f|tr=ušná mída
  • Burmese: Inter: t+ » my|နားရွက်|tr=năywet|sc=Mymr
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|耳廓|tr=ěrkuò|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|boltec|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ulkokorva

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pavillon|m, Inter: t » fr|pavillon de l’oreille|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Ohrmuschel|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t » ja|耳介|tr=じかい, jikai|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|małżowina uszna|f, Inter: t- » pl|ucho zewnętrzne|n
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ушная раковина|f|tr=ušnája rákovina


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * panni

    Finnish

    Noun

    Inter: fi-nou » n
  • spoke (of a wheel, ie. in bicycle)
    1. Inter: nautical » lang=fi tiller
    2. Inter: colloquial » lang=fi point (unit of scoring in a game or competition)
    3. Inter: colloquial » lang=fi temper, nerve (in the sense of loosing one's temper)
    4. Marian pinna paloi.
    5. : Maria lost her temper.

      Declension

      Inter: fi-decl-kala » pinn

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » point piste

  • Inter: sense » temper hermot

  • Italian

    Noun

    Inter: it-noun » pinn|f|a|e
  • fin

    Anagrams

    * panni

  • Category: Category:it:Zoology -

    Latin

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » ine-pro|la Inter: recons » (s)pīn-|lang=ine-pro "backbone, dorsal fin".

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » pinna|pinnae|pinnae|f|first
  • Inter: alternative form of » penna|lang=la

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-1st » pinn

  • Sicilian

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|scn Inter: term » penna||lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈpinna/|lang=scn
    • Inter: hyphenation » pin|na|lang=scn

      Noun

      Inter: scn-noun » pinn|f|a|i


  • feather
    1. pen
    2. fin


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