Cordate definition

kôrdāt
Having a heart-shaped outline.

A cordate leaf.

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Having a heart-shaped outline.

A cordate leaf.

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Heart-shaped.
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Having a heart-shaped outline. Often used of leaves, such as those of the morning glory or linden.
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(botany) Heart-shaped, with a point at the apex and a notch at the base.
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Origin of cordate

  • New Latin cordātus from Latin cor cord- heart kerd- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin cordi- from cor (heart)

    From Wiktionary