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multidentate

[muhl-tee-den-teyt, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈdɛn teɪt, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
adjective
1.
having several or many teeth or toothlike processes.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; multi- + dentate
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