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pinna

Noun

1 division of a usually pinnately divided leaf [syn: pinnule]
2 the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear [syn: auricle, ear] [also: pinnae (pl)]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The visible part of the ear that resides outside of the head, the auricle.
  2. A leaflet or primary segment of a pinnate compound leaf.
  3. A feather, wing, fin, or other similar appendage.

Derived terms

Italian

Noun

  1. fin

Extensive Definition

Pinna can refer to:
pinna in German: Pinna
pinna in French: Pinna
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