adjective. (of a leaf) shaped like a heart.
Sentences with cordate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Knowing that you have a cordate leaf is a first step toward identifying the plant species to which it belongs.
2. Verb, base form
Lanceolate and ovate leaves are similar in appearance to cordate leaves but lack the general rounded shape and notched base of the cordate.
This means that the base is cordate, or heart-shaped.