Palmate

Definition of Palmate

Pal´mate
n.1.(Chem.) A salt of palmic acid; a ricinoleate.
a.1.
1.Having the shape of the hand; resembling a hand with the fingers spread.
2.(Bot.) Spreading from the apex of a petiole, as the divisions of a leaf, or leaflets, so as to resemble the hand with outspread fingers.
3.(Zool.) Having the anterior toes united by a web, as in most swimming birds; webbed. See Illust. (i) under Aves.

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