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pal·mate / ˈpalˌmāt; ˈpä(l)-/ • adj. 1. Bot. (of a leaf) having several lobes (typically 5–7) whose midribs all radiate from one point. 2. Zool. (of an antler) in which the angles between the tines are partly filled in to form a broad flat surface, as in fallow deer and moose. ∎  web-footed. DERIVATIVES: pal·mat·ed adj.

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palmate (digitate) Of leaves, compound with 2 or more leaflets arising from the top of a stalk or rachis and spreading, like the fingers of a hand. The main nerves of a leaf may be palmate, a situation in which several more or less equally large ones diverge along the blade from an origin at the top of the petiole. Such leaves commonly have a divided margin (i.e. are palmately lobed).

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palmate. With fan-like lobes or leaves, as in the anthemion or palmette, or with leaves of a palm-tree, as in a palmiform capital.

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palmate

palmate shaped like an open hand. XVIII. — L. palmātus, f. palma PALM2; see -ATE2.

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