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runcinate

[ruhn-suh-nit, -neyt] /ˈrʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a leaf) pinnately incised, with the lobes or teeth curved backward.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin runcinātus (past participle of runcināre to plane), equivalent to runcin(a) carpenter's plane + -ātus -ate1
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runcinate

/ˈrʌnsɪnɪt; -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a leaf) having a saw-toothed margin with the teeth or lobes pointing backwards
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin runcīnātus, from Latin runcīnāre to plane off, from runcīna a carpenter's plane
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Word Origin and History for runcinate
adj.

1776, "saw-toothed," from Modern Latin runcinatus, from Latin runcina "a (carpenter's) plane."

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