- Resembling a feather.
- (botany) Having two rows of branches, lobes, leaflets, or veins arranged on each side of a common axis
Etymology: From pinnÄtus, "feathered", from pinna, "feather"
- Mimosa is a tree with pinnate leaves.
- The trunk is unbranched, often much shortened, and bears a crown of feathery or pinnate fronds.
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