Definition of hastate in English:
(Of a leaf) having a narrow triangular shape like that of a spearhead.
- The leaflets are ovate to lanceolate, sometimes hastate, and are subtended by inconspicuous stipels.
- Slender vine with hastate leaves [are] found in very specific scrub habitats on white sticky clay.
- We suggest that depth mostly to get adequate light to the seedlings with just hastate leaves.
Late 18th century: from Latin hastatus, from hasta 'spear'.
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