Obcordate Ob*cor"date, a. [Pref. ob- + cordate.] Heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end; inversely cordate; as, an obcordate petal or leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • obcordate — [äb kôr′dāt] adj. [ OB + CORDATE] Bot. heart shaped and joined to the stem at the apex: said of certain leaves …   English World dictionary

  • obcordate — adjective Date: circa 1775 heart shaped with the notch apical < obcordate leaf > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obcordate — adj. [L. ob, inverse; cor, heart] Inversely heartshaped …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • obcordate — /ob kawr dayt/, adj. Bot. heart shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end, as a leaf. [1765 75; OB + CORDATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • obcordate — adjective Of a reversed cordate shape; heart shaped but attached to the stalk by the pointed end …   Wiktionary

  • obcordate — adj. (Botany) heart shaped with apex in a downward direction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obcordate — [ɒb kɔ:deɪt] adjective Botany (of a leaf) in the shape of a heart with the pointed end at the base …   English new terms dictionary

  • obcordate — ob·cordate …   English syllables

  • obcordate — ob•cor•date [[t]ɒbˈkɔr deɪt[/t]] adj. bot heart shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end, as a leaf • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • obcordate — /ɒbˈkɔdeɪt/ (say ob kawdayt) adjective (of a leaf) heart shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end. {ob + cordate} …   Australian English dictionary

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