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marginate

[mahr-juh-neyt] /ˈmɑr dʒəˌneɪt/
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
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin marginātus, past participle of margināre to provide with borders or edges. See margin, -ate1
Related forms
margination, noun
unmarginated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for marginate

marginate

/ˈmɑːdʒɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to provide with a margin or margins
adjective
2.
(biology) having a margin of a distinct colour or form: marginate leaves
Derived Forms
margination, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin margināre
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