from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shaped like a shield, or suggesting a shield in figure; scutate; peltate; thyroid.
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- adj. (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
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