from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Biology Having the shape of an arrowhead: sagittate leaves; sagittate shells.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Shaped like an arrowhead, with one point a one end, and two points at the other.
- adj. Shaped like an arrowhead, with two pointed lobes extending downward from the base.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shaped like an arrowhead; triangular, with the two basal angles prolonged downward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shaped like the head of an arrow; sagittal; specifically, in botany, triangular, with a deep sinus at the base, the lobes not pointing outward. Compare hastate. See also cut under Sagittaria.
- In entomology, having the form of a barbed arrow-head.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
Latin sagitta, arrow + -ate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin sagitta ("arrow"). (Wiktionary)