sagittate

adjective
sag·​it·​tate | \ ˈsa-jə-ˌtāt How to pronounce sagittate (audio) \

Definition of sagittate

: shaped like an arrowhead specifically : elongated, triangular, and having the two basal lobes prolonged downward a sagittate leaf — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of sagittate

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sagittate

Latin sagitta

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“Sagittate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sagittate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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