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bi·pin·nate

 (bī-pĭn′āt′)
adj.
Having pinnate parts that are themselves pinnate: bipinnate leaves.

bi·pin′nate′ly adv.

bipinnate

(baɪˈpɪnˌeɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of pinnate leaves) having the leaflets themselves divided into smaller leaflets
biˈpinˌnately adv

bi•pin•nate

(baɪˈpɪn eɪt)

adj.
twice pinnate.
[1785–95; < New Latin bipinnātus. See bi-1, pinnate]
bi•pin′nate•ly, adv.

bi·pin·nate

(bī-pĭn′āt′)
Relating to compound leaves that grow opposite each other on a larger stem; twice pinnate. Bipinnate leaves have a feathery appearance. The honey locust often has bipinnate leaves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bipinnate - of a leaf shapebipinnate - of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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The leaves are fern-like, bipinnately compound, alternate and have 30 to 50 pairs of leaflets per pinna (Lonard et al.
The leaves are bipinnately compound, alternate, with 2 to 8 pairs of pinnae and 10 to 25 pairs of leaflets per pinna (Lonard et al.
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