- shaped like an arrowhead.
Also sa·git·ti·form [suh-jit-uh-fawrm, saj-i-tuh-] /səˈdʒɪt əˌfɔrm, ˈsædʒ ɪ tə-/.
Origin of sagittate
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Examples from the Web for sagittate
The leaves are smooth, linear, and sagittate, terminating in a sharp point.
The above species may be recognised by its reniform leaves (sagittate in the others), which are also fleshy.
Tongue, sagittate, slender, tapering to a slit and lacerated point.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America
John James Audubon
Its leaves are erect, lanceolate, sagittate, with a wavy margin; and the upper ones clasp the stem.
Its spreading radical leaves are deeply toothed, and narrower towards the base; and the stem leaves are narrow and sagittate.
sagittiform (səˈdʒɪtɪˌfɔːm, ˈsædʒ-)
- (esp of leaves) shaped like the head of an arrow
C18: from New Latin sagittātus, from Latin sagitta arrow