Definition of pennated in English:

pennated

adjective

  • 1Biology. Having branches or parts arranged like the barbs of a feather; pinnate; penniform, pennate. Now rare.

  • 2Generally. Winged; feathered; (in figurative use) swift, fleeting. Compare "pennate". rare.

Origin

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin pennātus pennate + -ed.

Pronunciation

pennated

/ˈpɛneɪtɪd//ˈpɛnətɪd/