Hastated

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hastated Shaped like the head of a halberd; triangular, with the basal angles or lobes spreading; as, a hastate leaf.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. hastatus, fr. hasta, spear. Cf. Gad (n.)

Usage

In literature:

The hastate leaves are shapely, and the whole plant is charming when grown away from dust.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
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