marginate

[mahr-juh-neyt]
adjective Also, marginated.
1.
having a margin.
2.
Entomology. having the margin of a distinct color: marginate with purple.
verb (used with object), marginated, marginating.
3.
to furnish with a margin; border.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin marginātus, past participle of margināre to provide with borders or edges. See margin, -ate1

margination, noun
unmarginated, adjective
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marginate (ˈmɑːdʒɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to provide with a margin or margins
 
adj
2.  biology having a margin of a distinct colour or form: marginate leaves
 
[C18: from Latin margināre]
 
margin'ation
 
n

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