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hastate

[has-teyt] /ˈhæs teɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
(of a leaf) triangular or shaped like an arrow, with two spreading lobes at the base.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Latin hastātus armed with a spear, equivalent to hast(a) spear + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
hastately, adverb
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hastate

/ˈhæsteɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a leaf) having a pointed tip and two outward-pointing lobes at the base
Word Origin
C18: from Latin hastātus with a spear, from hasta spear
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