Pinna Synonyms & Definitions

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• PinnaDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or organ.
  2. (n.) The auricle of the ear. See Ear.
  3. (n.) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of Bipinnate leaf, under Bipinnate.
  4. (n.) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf.
  5. (n.) Any species of Pinna, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long, silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven fabrics, as a curiosity.

• PinnatedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Consisting of several leaflets, or separate portions, arranged on each side of a common petiole, as the leaves of a rosebush, a hickory, or an ash. See Abruptly pinnate, and Illust., under Abruptly.
  2. (a.) Having a winglike tuft of long feathers on each side of the neck.

• PinnaceDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A man-of-wars boat.
  2. (n.) A small vessel propelled by sails or oars, formerly employed as a tender, or for coast defence; -- called originally, spynace or spyne.
  3. (n.) A procuress; a pimp.