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Sagittate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SAG'ITTATE, a. In botany, shaped like the head of an arrow; triangular, hollowed at the base, with angles at the hinder part; or with the hinder angles acute, divided by a sinus; applied to the leaf, stipula or anther.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes [syn: sagittate, sagittiform, arrow-shaped]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin sagitta Date: 1760 shaped like an arrowhead; specifically elongated, triangular, and having the two basal lobes prolonged downward <a sagittate leaf> see leaf illustration

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Bot. & Zool. shaped like an arrowhead.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sagittate Sag"it*tate, a. [NL. sagittatus, fr. L. sagitta an arrow.] Shaped like an arrowhead; triangular, with the two basal angles prolonged downward.



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