Pel"tate (?), Pel"ta*ted (?), a. [Cf. F. pelt'e. See Pelta.]

Shield-shaped; scutiform; Bot. having the stem or support attached to the lower surface, instead of at the base or margin; -- said of a leaf or other organ.

-- Pel"tate*ly (#), adv.

 

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