cordate

adjective
cor·​date | \ ˈkȯr-ˌdāt How to pronounce cordate (audio) \

Definition of cordate

: shaped like a heart a cordate leaf — see leaf illustration

Other Words from cordate

cordately adverb

First Known Use of cordate

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cordate

borrowed from New Latin cordātus, from Latin cord-, cor "heart" + -ātus -ate entry 3 — more at heart entry 1

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The first known use of cordate was in 1769

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“Cordate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordate. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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cordate

adjective
cor·​date | \ ˈkȯ(ə)r-ˌdāt How to pronounce cordate (audio) \

Medical Definition of cordate

: shaped like a heart

Other Words from cordate

cordately adverb

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