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adjective as in triangular

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Hastate, or Hastile, shaped like a halberd; furnished with a spreading lobe on each side at the base, 53.

Hastate, like the head of a halberd—applied to leaves which have a spreading lobe on each side of the base.

Hastate: halbert-shaped: excavated at base and sides but with spreading lobes or angles.

Radical leaves nine inches long, four inches wide, oval-hastate or halberd-shaped, growing on long footstalks.

The hastate leaves are shapely, and the whole plant is charming when grown away from dust.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hastate, such as: trilateral, cuneate, deltoid, deltoidal, pyramidal, and pyriform.

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