cordate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin cordatus ; from Classical Latin cor (gen. cordis), heart
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- cordately adverb
cordate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Having a heart-shaped outline: a cordate leaf.
Origin: New Latin cordātus, from Latin cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.
- corˈdateˌly adverb
cordate - Medical Definition
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cordate - Science Definition
Having a heart-shaped outline. Often used of leaves, such as those of the morning glory or linden.