Pedate meaning

pĕdāt
Resembling or functioning as a foot.

Pedate appendages.

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Having palmately divided lobes with the lateral lobes cleft or divided.

A pedate leaf.

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Palmately divided into three main divisions, the two outer divisions forked into smaller ones.
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Resembling or functioning as a foot.

Pedate appendages.

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Having palmately divided lobes with the lateral lobes cleft or divided.

A pedate leaf.

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Having the characteristics of a foot.
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(anatomy) Having feet.
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(botany) (of a leaf) Having deeply divided lobes.
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Origin of pedate

  • Latin pedātus past participle of pedāre to furnish with feet from pēs ped- foot ped- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition