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See definition of pinna on Dictionary.com
  • as infeather
  • as infin
  • as inleaflet

synonyms for pinna

  • fringe
  • plume
  • calamus
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • pinion
  • plumule
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
  • penna
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How to use pinna in a sentence

A marked difference is noted in the size of the pinna of the ear in the various species.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
He says that Tarentine muslins, woven from the filaments of the pinna dipped in the dye of the murex, rivalled those of Cos.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
The fronds commonly fruit very fully, even the lowest pinna bearing sporangia.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
The terminal pinna of the frond and the terminal segments of the pinnæ are considerably longer than the others.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
They are found in an oyster which is something like the pinna, only less.
THE DEIPNOSOPHISTS, OR BANQUET OF THE LEARNED OF ATHENUSATHENUS
There are also Panopæa intermedia, and in septaria Pinna affinis.
THE GEOLOGICAL STORY OF THE ISLE OF WIGHTJ. CECIL HUGHES
Penna denotes the whole, consisting of quill and feathers; pinna, the feather only, in opposition to the quill.
DDERLEIN'S HAND-BOOK OF LATIN SYNONYMESLUDWIG DDERLEIN
A fossil imperfectly described as differing from Pinna, in being inequivalve.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
A shell is said to be of a fibrous structure when a fracture would present a series of perpendicular fibres, as Pinna.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
A secondary pinna; one of the pinnately disposed divisions of a pinna.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PINNA

  • calamus
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • penna
  • pinion
  • pinna
  • plume
  • plumule
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.