See also: penate

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From Latin pennātus.

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pennate (not comparable)

  1. (sciences) Having a feather-like shape
    • 2008 November 26, Adrian Marchetti et al., “Ferritin is used for iron storage in bloom-forming marine pennate diatoms”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7228, →DOI:
      Addition of iron to surface waters in these areas induces massive phytoplankton blooms dominated primarily by pennate diatoms.

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pennate (plural pennates)

  1. (anatomy) A penniform muscle

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pennate f pl

  1. feminine plural of pennato

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  1. vocative masculine singular of pennātus