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Spell Check of pinnate

Correct spelling: pinnate

Definition of pinnate:

  1. In botany, noting a leaf which is decidedly longer than it is broad.
  2. Branching or cleft like a feather.

Common misspellings for pinnate:

pinyata, pinata.


Google Ngram Viewer results for pinnate:

This graph shows how "pinnate" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for pinnate:

  1. Chumbley strolled on with the Princess in the soft light shed by the paper lanterns beneath the spreading palms, between whose mighty pinnate leaves an occasional glimpse of the lustrous starlit sky could be obtained. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  2. He sighed deeply, and then paused to consider the beauty of a lovely acacia with its graceful pinnate leaves. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  3. Hereabouts, but particularly to the northward on the Jaffna peninsula, the palmyra palm is found in profusion, with its black straight stem crowned by a thick sheaf of pinnate leaves. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou