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Synonyms for spatula-shaped

(of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a narrow base


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C Their feet are covered with spatula-shaped hairs that can get so close to a surface that they stick.
Florida's giant manatees are curiously gentle sea creatures -- whiskered, slow moving, and blubbery, with spatula-shaped tails, fingernailtipped flippers, and thick gray skin.
Paddlefish are born without the distinctive spatula-shaped snouts and are toothy carnivores when young.
Consider this cover with the sunny-side-up egg on a spatula-shaped frying pan with a UPC code.
Sauropods couldn't chew, having no back teeth to grind with, so many species are thought to have used small peg or spatula-shaped teeth to rake and slice fern leaves.