cordate

[kawr-deyt]
adjective
1.
heart-shaped: a cordate shell.
2.
(of leaves) heart-shaped, with the attachment at the notched end.

Origin:
1645–55; < Neo-Latin cordātus heart-shaped, equivalent to Latin cord- (stem of cor) heart + -ātus -ate1

cordately, adverb
half-cordate, adjective
multicordate, adjective, noun
semicordate, adjective
subcordate, adjective
subcordately, adverb
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cordate (ˈkɔːdeɪt)
 
adj
heart-shaped: a cordate leaf; cordate shells
 
'cordately
 
adv

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cordate cor·date (kôr'dāt')
adj.
Heart-shaped.

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cordate   (kôr'dāt')  Pronunciation Key 
Having a heart-shaped outline. Often used of leaves, such as those of the morning glory or linden.
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Example sentences
The ovate to nearly cordate leaves are alternate, simple, darker green above and paler below with small regular teeth.
The leaf margins are entire, pointed at the tips and rounded to cordate at the bases.
The leaves are opposite, ovate to cordate, and sometimes downy.
Stamens shorter than the sepals, the cordate anthers about equaling the slender
  filaments.
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