bipinnate[bī pin′āt′, -it]
bipinnate definition by Webster's New World
having pinnate leaflets on stems that grow opposite each other on a main stem; twice pinnate
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- bipinnately adverb
bipinnate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- bi·pinˈnateˌly adverb
bipinnate - Science Definition
Relating to compound leaves that grow opposite each other on a larger stem; twice-compound or twice-pinnate. Bipinnate leaves have a feathery appearance. The acacia, coffeetree, and silktree have bipinnate leaves.