peltate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a set circular structure attached to a stalk nearby the center, as opposed to at or close to the margin; shield-shaped: the peltate leaf associated with nasturtium.
    • Shield-shaped; scutiform.
    • getting the petiole attached to the lower surface rather than the margin.
    • Shield-shaped; scutiform; (robot.) having the stem or assistance connected to the lower area, rather than in the base or margin; -- said of a leaf or other organ.
    • (of a leaf form) round, with all the stem affixed close to the center regarding the lower area as opposed to the margin (as a nasturtium leaf like)
  • others:
    • Shield-shaped; in botany, fixed to the stalk because of the center or by some point distinctly inside the margin; getting the petiole placed into the under-surface associated with the lamina, not far from the middle: since, a peltate leaf.

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