Definition of Heart-shaped

1. Adjective. (of a leaf) shaped like a heart.

Exact synonyms: Cordate, Cordiform
Similar to: Simple, Unsubdivided



Definition of Heart-shaped

1. Adjective. Having the traditional shape of a heart (?), that is pointed at one end and indented at the opposite side. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heart-shaped

heart-burn
heart-eating
heart-failure
heart-failures
heart-felt
heart-healthy
heart-leaf
heart-leaved aster
heart-lung machine
heart-lung transplantation
heart-pounding
heart-poundingly
heart-rending
heart-rendingly
heart-robbing
heart-shaped (current term)
heart-shaped pelvis
heart-shaped uterus
heart-spoon
heart-stopping
heart-stoppingly
heart-to-heart
heart-warmer
heart-warming
heart-whole
heart-wounded
heart and lung transplant
heart and soul
heart aneurysm
heart antigen

Literary usage of Heart-shaped

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1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Gravelly shores and calcareous rocks, especially northw. May, June. (En.) partly clasping by the heart-shaped base ; petals (bright ..."

2. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Y. Bowyer's Early Heari, known by its obtuse heart-shaped, amber-coloured ... It may be known by its large size, heart-shaped, pale- yellow and red fruit, ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"V. Labrusca, the Wild Vine, or Fox Grape, has heart- shaped leaves, rather 3-lobed, acutely toothed beneath ; the peduncles ..."

4. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"Petals inversely heart-shaped, all nearly equal. Styles very short, greatly dilated at the base. rows of flat prickles and rough intermediate ribs. ..."

5. The Indiana Weed Book by Willis Stanley Blatchley (1912)
"Showing forms of leaves: a, ovate; 6, cordate or heart-shaped; r, sagittate or arrow-shaped- d, hastate; e, ..."

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