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Meaning of DIGITATE

Pronunciation:  'diji`teyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling a finger; "digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"
 

DIGITATE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: fingered, fingerlike
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dig"i*tate\, v. t. [LL. digitatus, p. p. of digitare,
    fr. L. digitus. See {Digit}.]
    To point out as with the finger. [R.] --Robinson (Eudoxa).
    
    
  2. \Dig"i*tate\, Digitated \Dig"i*ta`ted\, a. [L.
    digitatus having fingers.] (Bot.)
    Having several leaflets arranged, like the fingers of the
    hand, at the extremity of a stem or petiole. Also, in
    general, characterized by digitation. -- {Dig"i*tate*ly},
    adv.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Branching from the main stem or stalk like the fingers of a hand.
 

 

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