1. A salt or ester of ricinoleic acid (formerly called ); a ricinoleate.


  1. Having three or more lobes or veins arising from a common point.
    Although palmate leaves are typical of most Western maples, a number of species have leaves without lobes.
  2. Having more than three leaflets arising from a common point, often in the form of a fan.
  3. Having webbed appendage; palmated.
    The Palmate Newt is a common Western European amphibian.
  4. Hand-like; shaped like a hand with extended fingers

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