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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palmate(adj)

    (of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin

  2. palmate, palm-shaped(adj)

    of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point


  1. palmate(Noun)

    A salt or ester of ricinoleic acid; a ricinoleate.

  2. palmate(Adjective)

    Having three or more lobes or veins arising from a common point.

    Although palmate leaves are typical of most Western maples, a number of species have leaves without lobes.

  3. palmate(Adjective)

    Having more than three leaflets arising from a common point, often in the form of a fan.

  4. palmate(Adjective)

    Having webbed appendage; palmated.

    The Palmate Newt is a common Western European amphibian.

  5. palmate(Adjective)

    Hand-like; shaped like a hand with extended fingers

  6. Origin: From palmatus, by extension (as palma acquired the meaning "palm tree"), "palm-leaf shaped".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palmate(noun)

    a salt of palmic acid; a ricinoleate

  2. Palmate(adj)

    alt. of Palmated


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palmate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palmate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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