arrow-shaped
arrow-shaped arrow-shaped adj. 1. (Botany) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes; -- of a leaf shape.

Syn: sagittate, sagittiform. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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