- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɔːdeɪt/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔːɹdeɪt/
- Homophone: cordate
chordate (plural chordates)
- A member of the phylum Chordata; numerous animals having a notochord at some stage of their development; in vertebrates this develops into the spine
a member of the phylum Chordata
chordate (not comparable)
- Of such animals.