(comparative more peltately, superlative most peltately)
- (botany) In a peltate manner.
- peltately dilated at the base
peltate + -ly
Variant of peltate
Bot. shield-shaped; specif., having the stalk attached to the lower surface within the margin: said of a leaf
Origin of peltate; from Classical Latin pelta (; from Classical Greek peltē: see peltast) + -ate