Meaning of palmate
Pronunciation: (pal'māt, -mit, päl'-, pä'māt), [key]
- shaped like an open palm or like a hand with the fingers extended, as a leaf or an antler.
- having four or more lobes or leaflets radiating from a single point.
- decorated with palmettes.
- (in furniture of the 17th century) having bands of semicircles enclosing a radiating leaf form.
- palmate (Thesaurus)