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pinnule

  
, pinnula  
      n   pl   , pinnules, pinnulae  
1    any of the lobes of a leaflet of a pinnate compound leaf, which is itself pinnately divided  
2      (Zoology)   any feather-like part, such as any of the arms of a sea lily  
     (C16: from Latin pinnula, diminutive of pinna feather)  
  pinnular      adj  
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