obcordate

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

Definition of obcordate

: heart-shaped with the notch apical obcordate leaf

First Known Use of obcordate

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for obcordate

borrowed from New Latin obcordātus, from ob- ob- + cordātus "heart-shaped, cordate"

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The first known use of obcordate was circa 1775

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“Obcordate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obcordate. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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