from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Shield-shaped: scutiform leaves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the shape of a shield; scutate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shield-shaped; scutate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
Latin scūtum, shield; see scutum + -form.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin scutum ("shield") + -form (Wiktionary)
Peltate was defined as a "shield-shaped, scutiform."