wedge-shaped

Wedge-shaped

Wedge"-shaped`\, a. 1. Having the shape of a wedge; cuneiform.

2. (Bot.) Broad and truncate at the summit, and tapering down to the base; as, a wedge-shaped leaf.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
WordNet
wedge-shaped

adjective
1. (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base [syn: cuneate
2. shaped like a wedge 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature