(Order Isopoda):
Arrow shaped [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • Sagittate — Sag it*tate, a. [NL. sagittatus, fr. L. sagitta an arrow.] Shaped like an arrowhead; triangular, with the two basal angles prolonged downward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sagittate — [saj′ə tāt΄] adj. [ModL sagittatus < L sagitta, arrow] in the shape of an arrowhead, as some leaves: see LEAF …   English World dictionary

  • sagittate — adjective Etymology: Latin sagitta Date: 1760 shaped like an arrowhead; specifically elongated, triangular, and having the two basal lobes prolonged downward < a sagittate leaf > see leaf illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sagittate — /ˈsædʒəteɪt/ (say sajuhtayt) adjective shaped like an arrowhead: a sagittate leaf. Also, sagittiform /ˈsædʒətəfɔm/ (say sajuhtuhfawm), /səˈdʒɪtəfɔm/ (say suh jituhfawm). {New Latin sagittātus, from Latin sagitta arrow} …  

  • sagittate — adj. [L. sagitta, arrow] Having the shape of an arrowhead; sagittiform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sagittate — /saj i tayt /, adj. shaped like an arrowhead. Also, sagittiform /seuh jit euh fawrm , saj i teuh /. [1750 60; < NL sagittatus. See SAGITTA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sagittate — adjective a) Shaped like an arrowhead, with one point a one end, and two points at the other. b) Shaped like an arrowhead, with two pointed lobes extending downward from the base. See Also: hastate …   Wiktionary

  • sagittate — [ sadʒɪteɪt] adjective Botany & Zoology shaped like an arrowhead. Origin C18: from L. sagitta arrow + ate2 …   English new terms dictionary

  • sagittate — sag·it·tate …   English syllables

  • sagittate — sag•it•tate [[t]ˈsædʒ ɪˌteɪt[/t]] also sa•git•ti•form [[t]səˈdʒɪt əˌfɔrm, ˈsædʒ ɪ tə [/t]] adj. bot shaped like an arrowhead • Etymology: 1750–60; < NL sagittātus …   From formal English to slang

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