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Definition of Pinna

Pinna
Pinna Pin"na, n.; pl. Pinn[ae], E. Pinnas. [L., a feather.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of Bipinnate leaf, under Bipinnate. (b) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf. 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or organ. 3. [L. pinna, akin to Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of Pinna, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long, silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven fabrics, as a curiosity. 4. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear. See Ear.
Pinna
Pinna Pin"na, n.; pl. Pinn[ae], E. Pinnas. [L., a feather.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of Bipinnate leaf, under Bipinnate. (b) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf. 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or organ. 3. [L. pinna, akin to Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of Pinna, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long, silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven fabrics, as a curiosity. 4. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear. See Ear.
Pinna
Byssus Bys"sus, n.; pl. E. Byssuses; L. Byssi.[L. byssus fine flax, fine linen or cotton, Gr. by`ssos .] 1. A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients. It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk. [Written also byss and byssin.] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A tuft of long, tough filaments which are formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the Pinna and Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc. 3. (Bot.) An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of slender threads. 4. Asbestus.

Meaning of Pinna from wikipedia

- up pinna in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Pinna may refer to: Pinna (anatomy), the outer part of the ear - also referred to as the auricle Pinna (bivalve)...
- visible part of the ear that is outside the head. It is also called the pinna (Latin for "wing" or "fin", plural pinnae), a term that is used more in...
- Darwin's tubercle (or auricular tubercle) is a congenital ear condition which often presents as a thickening on the helix at the junction of the upper...
- Sandrine Pinna (Chinese: 張榕容; pinyin: Zhāng Róngróng; Wade–Giles: Chang1 Jung2-jung2; born 10 April 1987) is a Taiwanese actress who started her career...
- De Pinna was a high-end clothier for men and women founded in New York City in 1885, by Alfred De Pinna (1831 - 1915), a Sephardic Jew born in England...
- Pinna carnea Pinna deltodes Pinna electrina Pinna incurva Pinna muricata Pinna nobilis Pinna rudis Pinna rugosa Pinna trigonium Genus Pinna at Paleobiology...
- Pinna nobilis, common name the noble pen s**** or fan mussel, is a large species of Mediterranean clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pinnidae...
- Pinna carnea, commonly called the amber pen s****, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Pinnidae. The amber pen s**** has a pair of long, thin...
- Paola Pinna (born 11 November 1974) is an Italian politician. Born in Cagliari, Pinna graduated in Political Science, and earned an MBA in Business Management...
- Rosh Pina or Rosh Pinna (Hebrew: רֹאשׁ פִּנָּה, lit. Cornerstone) is a local council in the Korazim Plateau in the Upper Galilee on the eastern slopes...