MEANING: adjective: Heart-shaped.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin cor (heart). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kerd- (heart), which also gave us cardiac, cordial, courage, record, concord, discord, and accord. Earliest documented use: 1651.


From the sublime to the ridiculous:

CORDANTE (1) - the theme of The Divine Comedy

CORDARTE - Cupid's Arrow

CORDATA - EKG, echocardiogram, stuff like that

CORDANTE (2) - playing your heart out at the poker table

SCORDATE - So, how'd it go last weekend?