shaped like a spatula; rounded more or less like a spoon.
Botany. having a broad, rounded end and a narrow, attenuate base, as a leaf.
shaped like a spatula
(botany) Also spathulate. having a narrow base and a broad rounded apex: a spatulate leaf

spatulate spat·u·late (spāch’ə-lĭt)
Having a broad flat end.


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