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Having the shape of an arrowhead: sagittate leaves; sagittate shells.
[Latin sagitta, arrow + -ate.]
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(Botany) (esp of leaves) shaped like the head of an arrow
[C18: from New Latin sagittātus, from Latin sagitta arrow]
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also sa•git•ti•form(səˈdʒɪt əˌfɔrm, ˈsædʒ ɪ tə-)
shaped like an arrowhead.
[1750–60; < New Latin sagittātus]
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shaped like an arrowhead, especially plant leaves shaped like elongated triangles.See also: Arrows
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|Adj.||1.||sagittate - (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes|
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