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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shaped in the form of a spade.

Usage examples (30)
  • Sparky lowered his spade-shaped head to the ground and sniffed.
  • The wind moved, blowing about large, spade-shaped leaves and long, fuzzy tendrils.
  • Most of the trees had pale green bark and large spade-shaped leaves of bright orange.
  • The teeth of a porpoise are spade-shaped, whereas the teeth of the dolphin are conical. for more
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