Probably he had caught a reflection of light from the palmate horn of a moose feeding among the water-lily roots.
"God's Country--And the Woman" by James Oliver Curwood
Sterile pinnae palmate; rachis twining.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
Bua-bwa is another edible fruit-tree with palmated leaves.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
The radical leaves have long stems, and are palmate; divisions lobed.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Palmate-leaved or Turkey Rhubarb.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
All are semi-palmate, and dive, swim, and keep longer in the water than any others of their tribe.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
Palmate: like the palm of the hand, with finger-like processes.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Each plant grows by itself, with a few palmated leaves only at the top.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
They are rounded below, but in the upper part slightly flattened or palmated.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
The roots are black and palmated, and about a foot in breadth.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
The species are noble plants, growing from 50 to 100 feet high, having palmate leaves, and red or white flowers.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
It was a large tree, with palmate leaves having seven fingers.
"The Sea and the Jungle" by H. M. Tomlinson
Bill forming a pointed cylindrical cone; front toes entirely palmated; tail very short.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
The horns of the We-was-kish are something similar to those of the common deer, but are not palmated in any part.
"A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772" by Samuel Hearne
The long-stalked leaves are arranged alternately, and are generally palmately lobed and veined.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
Leaves often palmately divided; bracts and stipules often present.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
They are coarse perennial herbs with palmately or pedately lobed leaves.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
These antlers are palmated.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
Sometimes the leaves were palmate, at others finely cut or feathery like the leaves of mimosae.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
Some have large palmate leaves, others are spotted and laced with white.
"Talks about Flowers." by M. D. Wellcome