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[kawr-deyt] /ˈkɔr deɪt/

a cordate shell.
(of leaves) heart-shaped, with the attachment at the notched end.
heart-shaped: a cordate leaf, cordate shells

cordate cor·date (kôr’dāt’)
Having a heart-shaped outline. Often used of leaves, such as those of the morning glory or linden.


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