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pinnae Explained

pinnae at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {pinna}

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

Pinna \Pin"na\, n.; pl. {Pinn[ae]}, E. {Pinnas}. [L., a
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

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}.

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

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)]

See {pinna}

pinnae at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » pinnæ



pinnae {{p}}
  • Inter: irregular plural of » pinna


    * pinane

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    Inter: la-noun-form » pinnae
  • Inter: inflection of » pinna|pinna|nom|p|lang=la
    1. Inter: inflection of » pinna|pinna|gen|s|lang=la
    2. Inter: inflection of » pinna|pinna|dat|s|lang=la
    3. Inter: inflection of » pinna|pinna|voc|p|lang=la

    Translation: ar » pinnae
    Translation: fr » pinnae
    Translation: ku » pinnae
    Translation: my » pinnae
    Translation: vi » pinnae