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cordiform Syllabification: cor·di·form
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrdəˌfôrm/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of cordiform in English:

adjective

Heart-shaped.
Example sentences
  • The map is not, strictly speaking, a cordiform projection, but rather the artist's creative design.
  • Attractive medium-sized generally conical to cordiform and short wedge-shaped fruit is formed in good yields.
  • After sporadic usage, the cordiform projection all but disappeared by the 18th century in favor of the Bonne projection.

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