Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/23/16 Cordate

Cordate (adjective)
cordate [kawr-deyt]


adjective
1. heart-shaped: a cordate shell.
2. (of leaves) heart-shaped, with the attachment at the notched end.

Origin: 1645-55; < New Latin cordātus heart-shaped, equivalent to Latin cord- (stem of cor) heart + -ātus -ate

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