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sagittate
sagittate leaf

sag·it·tate

 (săj′ĭ-tāt′)
adj. Biology
Having the shape of an arrowhead: sagittate leaves; sagittate shells.

[Latin sagitta, arrow + -ate.]

sagittate

(ˈsædʒɪˌteɪt) or

sagittiform

adj
(Botany) (esp of leaves) shaped like the head of an arrow
[C18: from New Latin sagittātus, from Latin sagitta arrow]

sag•it•tate

(ˈsædʒ ɪˌteɪt)

also sa•git•ti•form

(səˈdʒɪt əˌfɔrm, ˈsædʒ ɪ tə-)

adj.
shaped like an arrowhead.
[1750–60; < New Latin sagittātus]

sagittate

shaped like an arrowhead, especially plant leaves shaped like elongated triangles.
See also: Arrows
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sagittate - (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions