from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Having rounded ends and a contracted center; fiddle-shaped: pandurate leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a shape reminiscent of a fiddle; obovate with a pair of sinuous indentations near the base.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Obovate, with a concavity in each side, like the body of a violin; fiddle-shaped
  • adj. Shaped like a fiddle; -- of a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fiddle-shaped.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center


From Late Latin pandūra, three-string lute, from Greek pandoura.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin pandura ("a pandore"). (Wiktionary)


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