Peltated
Peltate Pel"tate, Peltated Pel"ta*ted, a. [Cf. F. pelt['e]. See {Pelta}.] Shield-shaped; scutiform; (Bot.) having the stem or support attached to the lower surface, instead of at the base or margin; -- said of a leaf or other organ. -- {Pel"tate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • peltated — a. See peltate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Peltate — Pel tate, Peltated Pel ta*ted, a. [Cf. F. pelt[ e]. See {Pelta}.] Shield shaped; scutiform; (Bot.) having the stem or support attached to the lower surface, instead of at the base or margin; said of a leaf or other organ. {Pel tate*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peltately — Peltate Pel tate, Peltated Pel ta*ted, a. [Cf. F. pelt[ e]. See {Pelta}.] Shield shaped; scutiform; (Bot.) having the stem or support attached to the lower surface, instead of at the base or margin; said of a leaf or other organ. {Pel tate*ly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peltate — a.; (also peltated) (Bot.) Shield shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • shield-shaped — a. Scutate, clypeiform, peltate, peltated …   New dictionary of synonyms

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