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}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • peltately — See peltate. * * * …   Universalium

  • peltately — pel·tate·ly …   English syllables

  • peltately — adverb see peltate …   Useful english dictionary

  • peltate — peltately, adv. peltation, n. /pel tayt/, adj. Bot. having the stalk or support attached to the lower surface at a distance from the margin, as a leaf; shield shaped. [1745 55; < L peltatus, equiv. to pelt(a) small shield ( < Gk pélte) + atus… …   Universalium

  • peltate — /ˈpɛlteɪt/ (say peltayt) adjective (of a leaf, etc.) having the stalk or support attached to the lower surface at a distance from the margin; shield shaped. {Latin peltātus armed with a light shield} –peltately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • peltate — [pel′tāt΄] adj. [< L pelta (< Gr peltē: see PELTAST) + ATE1] Bot. shield shaped; specif., having the stalk attached to the lower surface within the margin: said of a leaf: see LEAF peltately adv …   English World dictionary

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