Pennate meaning

pĕn'āt'
Having feathers or wings.
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Having elongate, bilaterally symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.
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Resembling a feather. Used especially of a muscle whose fibers extend obliquely from a tendon.
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Having feathers or wings.
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Resembling a feather. Used especially of a muscle whose fibers extend obliquely from a tendon.
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(sciences) Having a feather-like shape.
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Origin of pennate

  • Latin pennātus from penna feather pet- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin pennatus
    From Wiktionary