Pandurate
Pandurate Pan"du*rate, Panduriform Pan*du"ri*form, a. [L. pandura a pandore + -form: cf. F. panduriforme.] 1. Obovate, with a concavity in each side, like the body of a violin; fiddle-shaped; as, a panduriform leaf; panduriform color markings of an animal. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Shaped like a fiddle; -- of a leaf.

Syn: fiddle-shaped. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pandurate — [pan door′ə fôrm΄, pandyoor′əfôrm΄pan′dyo͞o rit, pan′do͞orit; pan′dyo͞orāt΄, pan′do͞orāt΄] adj. [< LL pandura,PANDORA + ATE1] Bot. shaped somewhat like a violin, as some leaves: also panduriform [pan door′ə fôrm΄, pandyoor′əfôrm΄] …   English World dictionary

  • pandurate — /pan deuh rayt , deuhr it, dyeuh rayt , dyeuhr it/, adj. shaped like a fiddle, as a leaf. Also, panduriform /pan door euh fawrm , dyoor /. [1765 75; < L pandur(a) musical instrument (see BANDORE) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pandurate — adjective Having a shape reminding of a fiddle; obovate with a pair of sinuous indentations near the base. Syn: panduriform See Also: lyrate …   Wiktionary

  • pandurate — pan·du·rate …   English syllables

  • pandurate — /ˈpændʒəreɪt/ (say panjuhrayt), / rət/ (say ruht) adjective shaped like a fiddle, as a leaf. Also, panduriform /pænˈdjurəfɔm/ (say pan dyoohruhfawm). {Late Latin pandura (see bandore) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pandurate — adjective (of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center • Syn: ↑panduriform, ↑fiddle shaped • Similar to: ↑simple, ↑unsubdivided …   Useful english dictionary

  • pandurate leaf — noun a fiddle shaped leaf • Syn: ↑panduriform leaf • Hypernyms: ↑simple leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Panduriform — Pandurate Pan du*rate, Panduriform Pan*du ri*form, a. [L. pandura a pandore + form: cf. F. panduriforme.] 1. Obovate, with a concavity in each side, like the body of a violin; fiddle shaped; as, a panduriform leaf; panduriform color markings of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panduriform — adj. (Bot.) Same as {pandurate}. Syn: pandurate, fiddle shaped. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fiddle-shaped — adj. shaped like a fiddle; of a leaf shape. Syn: pandurate, panduriform. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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