cordately, adv.
/kawr"dayt/, adj.
1. heart-shaped: a cordate shell.
2. (of leaves) heart-shaped, with the attachment at the notched end.
[1645-55; < NL cordatus heart-shaped, equiv. to L cord- (s. of cor) HEART + -atus -ATE1]

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