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pandurate

[ pan-duh-reyt, -der-it, -dyuh-reyt, -dyer-it ]
/ ˈpæn dəˌreɪt, -dər ɪt, -dyəˌreɪt, -dyər ɪt /
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adjective
shaped like a fiddle, as a leaf.
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Also pan·du·ri·form [pan-door-uh-fawrm, -dyoor-]. /pænˈdʊər əˌfɔrm, -ˈdyʊər-/.

Origin of pandurate

1765–75; <Latin pandūr(a) musical instrument (see bandore) + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for pandurate

pandurate

panduriform (pænˈdjʊərɪˌfɔːm)

/ (ˈpændjʊˌreɪt) /

adjective
(of plant leaves) shaped like the body of a fiddle

Word Origin for pandurate

C19: from Late Latin pandūra bandore
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