Definition of paripinnate in English:

paripinnate

adjective

Botany
  • Pinnate with an even number of leaflets, i.e. without a terminal leaflet.

Pronunciation

paripinnate

/ˌparɪˈpɪneɪt/ /ˌparɪˈpɪnɪt/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Balfour (1808–1884), botanist. From scientific Latin paripinnatus from classical Latin pari-, alternative stem of pār equal + pinnātus.