pennate

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pen·nate

 (pĕn′āt′)
adj.
1. Having feathers or wings.
2. Having elongate, bilaterally symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.
3. Resembling a feather. Used especially of a muscle whose fibers extend obliquely from a tendon.

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

pennate

(ˈpɛneɪt) or

pennated

adj
1. (Zoology) having feathers, wings, or winglike structures
2. (Botany) another word for pinnate
[C19: from Latin pennātus, from penna wing]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pennate - having feathered wings
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
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