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Definition of palmate

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by jody:

Three or more veins arising from the petiole of a leaf and extending outward.

Definition as written by talinum:

Leaves divided into lobes or leaflets that spread out from the end of a leaf stalk like fingers of a hand.
Example: Maple leaf.

Definition as written by melody:

Maple leaves showing example of palmate leaf.

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