peltate

adjective
pel·tate | \ˈpel-ˌtāt \

Definition of peltate 

: shaped like a shield specifically : having the stem or support attached to the lower surface instead of at the base or margin peltate leaves — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of peltate

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peltate

Latin pelta small shield, from Greek peltē

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