What is another word for palmate?

28 synonyms found


[ pˈɑːme͡ɪt], [ pˈɑːme‍ɪt], [ p_ˈɑː_m_eɪ_t]

Palmate is a term used to describe a leaf or structure that resembles the shape of a hand. However, there are several other words that can be used as synonyms to convey the same meaning. These include digitate, which refers to leaves that are divided into several finger-like segments. Another word is radiate, which describes leaves or structures that have a fan-like pattern radiating from a central point. Lobed is another synonym for palmate, which refers to leaves or structures that have distinct, rounded indentations or projections. Additionally, trilobate is a word that describes leaves or structures with three distinct, rounded lobes, similar to a trefoil shape.

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How to use "Palmate" in context?

The palmate leaf is a type of leaf that is divided into 5 to 9 broad, lobed, leaflets. The leaflets are serrated along their margins, giving the leaf a doubly-lobed look. Some palmate leaves are even lobed three times, giving the leaf a triply-lobed or quadrifid look.

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