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cordate

[kawr-deyt] /ˈkɔr deɪt/
adjective
1.
heart-shaped:
a cordate shell.
2.
(of leaves) heart-shaped, with the attachment at the notched end.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Neo-Latin cordātus heart-shaped, equivalent to Latin cord- (stem of cor) heart + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
cordately, adverb
half-cordate, adjective
multicordate, adjective, noun
semicordate, adjective
subcordate, adjective
subcordately, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for halfcordate

cordate

/ˈkɔːdeɪt/
adjective
1.
heart-shaped: a cordate leaf, cordate shells
Derived Forms
cordately, adverb
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halfcordate in Medicine

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

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halfcordate in Science
cordate
  (kôr'dāt')   
Having a heart-shaped outline. Often used of leaves, such as those of the morning glory or linden.
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