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Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:28 am

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

He also wrote at 15, his first poem after seeing a raindrop cause a cordate leaf to flutter.
-- Alden Whitman, "Vladimir Nabokov, Author of 'Lolita' and 'Ada,' Is Dead," New York Times, July 5, 1977
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