• Definition for "pedate"
    • Resembling or functioning as a foot: pedate appendages.
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  • Sentence for "pedate"
    • The leaves are very large, pedate,…
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pedate definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling or functioning as a foot: pedate appendages.
    • Zoology Having legs: pedate larvae.
    • Botany Having palmately split lobes with all the horizontal lobes cleft or split: a pedate leaf.
    • having the qualities of a foot
    • having legs
    • (of a leaf) having profoundly divided lobes
    • Palmate, with the horizontal lobes cleft into a couple of segments; -- stated of a leaf.
    • having or resembling a foot
    • of a leaf form; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or split
  • others:
    • Having divisions like toes; in botany, having the two lateral lobes themselves divided into smaller segments, the midribs of which do not run directly into the common central point, as a palmate leaf, such as the leaf of Helleborus fœtidus.
    • In zoöl:
    • In zoology: pertaining or regarding the Pedata.
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