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Adj.1.shield-shaped - (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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The central panel, divided into three by two vertical slats, is overlaid with a shield-shaped reserve carved with an inverted clump of traveler's palm leaves emanating from an anahaw leaf.
We conducted a retrospective study to compare anatomic and functional outcomes of type 1 tympanoplasty that we performed with boomerang-shaped chondroperichondrial cartilage grafts (BSGs) and shield-shaped chondroperichon-drial cartilage grafts (SSGs) in pediatric patients.
Scutum Cloud "This shield-shaped mass of stars is one of the most interesting 'clouds' of the Milky Way.
Which vehicle manufacturer has a shield-shaped badge which depicts a charging bull?
Although it is not yet known whether drugs played a part in the deaths of Mr Glaister and John Milburn, Merseyside police have issued a warning about dangerous Ecstasy pills they believe are circulating in the city, said to be shield-shaped tablets bearing a lion or griffin logo.
Police are awaiting test results to confirm if the pair were victims of the tablets, which are shield-shaped with a lion or griffin logo.
The model has a more streamlined look and features a front end with a shield-shaped grille with horizontal slats, a deep bumper accented by a thin strip of chrome trim and sleek, angular headlights.
2-inch mortar shells), Sherman, Texas, wore white blouses with a federal shield-shaped patch on the left shoulder (Figure 6, page 38).
With a strong sense of presence and proportion, the next-generation Escalade modernizes many signature Cadillac elements, including a shield-shaped grille, the Galvano bright trim, and the LED vertical light signatures.
The insect has a shield-shaped body about 3/4-inch long and half as wide and gray-brown in color.
At the front, the shield-shaped grille sat imposingly at the end of the short sculptured V-shaped bonnet.