Cordate Cordate (k[^o]r"d[asl]t), a. [L. cor, cordis, heart.] (Bot.) Heart-shaped; as, a cordate leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • cordate — CORDÁTE (zool.) Încrengătură de animale, cuprinzând peştii, amfibienii, reptilele, păsările şi mamiferele, care se caracterizează prin prezenţa unui schelet axial; (la sg.) animal din această încrengătură. [sg. cordat. / < germ.… …   Dicționar Român

  • cordate — [kôr′dāt΄, kôr′dit] adj. [ModL cordatus < L cor (gen. cordis), HEART] heart shaped cordately adv …   English World dictionary

  • cordate — adjective Etymology: New Latin cordatus, from Latin cord , cor Date: 1769 shaped like a heart < a cordate leaf > see leaf illustration • cordately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cordate — cordately, adv. /kawr dayt/, adj. 1. heart shaped: a cordate shell. 2. (of leaves) heart shaped, with the attachment at the notched end. [1645 55; < NL cordatus heart shaped, equiv. to L cord (s. of cor) HEART + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cordate — adj. [L. cordis, heart] Having the shape of a heart; cordiform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cordate — adjective /ˈkɔːdeɪt,ˈkɔːrdeɪt/ Heart shaped, with a point at the apex and a notch at the base. Syn: cordiform …   Wiktionary

  • cordate — Heart shaped. * * * cor·date kȯ(ə)r .dāt adj shaped like a heart cor·date·ly adv * * * cor·date (korґdāt) [L. cor heart] cordiform …   Medical dictionary

  • cordate — (Order Isopoda): Heart shaped in outline [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • cordate — heart shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cordate — cor·date || kɔːdeɪt adj. heart shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

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