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sagittate

[ saj-i-teyt ]
/ ˈsædʒ ɪˌteɪt /
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adjective

shaped like an arrowhead.

RELATED WORDS

sharp, barbed, peaked, keen, acuminate, fine, cornered, acute, acicular, aciculate, cuspidate, mucronate, pointy, acuminous, piked, pronged, sagittal

Nearby words

sagittal suture, sagittally, sagittarian, sagittarius, sagittary, sagittate, sago, sago grass, sago palm, sago spleen, saguache
Also sa·git·ti·form [suh-jit-uh-fawrm, saj-i-tuh-] /səˈdʒɪt əˌfɔrm, ˈsædʒ ɪ tə-/.

Origin of sagittate

From the New Latin word sagittātus, dating back to 1750–60. See Sagitta, -ate1
Related formshalf-sag·it·tate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sagittate

sagittate

sagittiform (səˈdʒɪtɪˌfɔːm, ˈsædʒ-)

/ (ˈsædʒɪˌteɪt) /

adjective

(esp of leaves) shaped like the head of an arrow

Word Origin for sagittate

C18: from New Latin sagittātus, from Latin sagitta arrow
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