from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, same as palmately compound (which see, under palmately).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany, of leaves Having lobes with incisions that extend almost up, but not quite to the petiole.


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