Definition of Pinna. Meaning of Pinna. Synonyms of Pinna

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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

- Pinna may refer to: Pinna (anatomy), the outer part of the ear - also referred to as the auricle Pinna (bivalve), a genus of bivalve molluscs also known...
- 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...
- Pinna rudis, the rough pen s**** or spiny fan-mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Pinnidae. It is the type species of the genus Pinna...
- 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...
- 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...
- Simone Pinna (born 17 October 1997) is an Italian football player. He plays for Olbia. He made his Serie C debut for Olbia on 4 September 2016 in a game...
- 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...
- Rosh Pina or Rosh Pinna (Hebrew: רֹאשׁ פִּנָּה‎, lit. Cornerstone) is a town and local council in the Korazim Plateau in the Upper Galilee on the eastern...
- Vietteania pinna is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Africa and its presence has been recorded in Congo, Eritrea, Madagascar and Tanzania...
- Pinna muricata is a species of bivalves belonging to the family Pinnidae. The species is found in almost all oceans. "Pinna muricata Linnaeus, 1758"....