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palmate

, palmated
1. shaped like an open hand
2. Botany having more than three lobes or segments that spread out from a common point
3. (of the feet of most water birds) having three toes connected by a web

palmate

[′pä‚māt]
(botany)
Having lobes, such as on leaves, that radiate from a common point.
(vertebrate zoology)
Having webbed toes.
(zoology)
Having the distal portion broad and lobed, resembling a hand with the fingers spread.

palmate

1. A column capital resembling the leaves of a palm tree.
2. A Palmette.
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The new diagnosis also describes the shape of setae, which can be crenulated, barbulate or palmate.
is a smooth creeper plant, with a cylindrical stalk and palmate leaves consisting of five to seven lobules; its big oblong flowers have white sepals skimmed with blue on the inside and a greenish white on the outside; petals are rosy blue on both sides.
Initially, she was faithful to the language of form of her ceramic pieces but she quickly developed a language of her own with palmate forms that were cut and polished after being blown and cooled.
The real soap, nicknamed "Aleppo's green gold," is made only from olive and laurel oil, water and sodium palmate, a natural ingredient that hardens the mixture.
and returned us to shore, where the afternoon waited palmate, rinsed,
For balance, let the cure-all mallow swing a musky, heretical incense from its upraised palmate leaves--narrow-toothed, dissected.
Leaves are palmate and star-shaped and, if you grew up back East, will remind you of those seen on the unrelated American chestnut.
This stunning blend of vibrant pastel shades has remarkable palmate foliage.