crenulated

crenulate

[kren-yuh-leyt, -lit]
adjective
minutely crenate, as the margin of certain leaves.
Also, crenulated.


Origin:
1785–95; < Neo-Latin crēnulātus, equivalent to crēnul(a) (diminutive of crēna notch; see crenate) + -ātus -ate1

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crenulate or crenulated (ˈkrɛnjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)
 
adj
having a margin very finely notched with rounded projections, as certain leaves
 
[C18: from New Latin crēnulātus, from crēnula, literally: a little notch; see crenel]
 
crenulated or crenulated
 
adj
 
[C18: from New Latin crēnulātus, from crēnula, literally: a little notch; see crenel]

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