sagittate

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adjective sag·it·tate \ˈsa-jə-ˌtāt\

Definition of sagittate

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

Origin and Etymology of sagittate

Latin sagitta


First Known Use: 1760

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