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odd-pinnate

adj
(Botany) (of a plant leaf) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex

odd′-pin′nate



adj.
pinnate with an odd terminal leaflet.
[1885–90]
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Adj.1.odd-pinnate - (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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2-3 pinnately compound in Nandina and odd-pinnately compound in Mahonia; Fig.
including Mahonia and Mahoberberis, with predominantly odd-pinnately compound leaves; Fig.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: ODD-PINNATELY COMPOUND, leaflets 2" to 5" long and 1" to 2 1/2" wide, ovate-lanceolate shape with entire or randomly serrated margins.