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pin·na

 (pĭn′ə)
n. pl. pin·nae (pĭn′ē) or pin·nas
1. Botany A leaflet or primary division of a pinnately compound leaf.
2. Zoology A feather, wing, fin, or similar appendage.
3. Anatomy See auricle.

[Latin, feather; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]

pin′nal adj.

pinna

(ˈpɪnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː) or -nas
1. (Botany) any leaflet of a pinnate compound leaf
2. (Zoology) zoology a feather, wing, fin, or similarly shaped part
3. (Anatomy) another name for auricle2
[C18: via New Latin from Latin: wing, feather, fin]

pin•na

(ˈpɪn ə)

n., pl. pin•nae (ˈpɪn i)
pin•nas.
1. a primary division of a pinnate leaf.
2.
a. a feather, wing, or winglike part.
b. a fin or flipper.
3. the visible portion of the ear that projects from the head.
[1660–70; < Latin: feather, wing, fin]
pin′nal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinna - division of a usually pinnately divided leafpinna - division of a usually pinnately divided leaf
leaflet - part of a compound leaf
2.pinna - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external earpinna - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
ear lobe, earlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
external ear, outer ear - the part of the ear visible externally
tragus - a small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
cauliflower ear - an auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage
Translations

pin·na

n. L. pinna, pabellón de la oreja.
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