|1.||(of leaves) having a margin of forward pointing teeth|
|2.||having a notched or sawlike edge|
|3.||(tr) to make serrate|
|[C17: from Latin serrātus saw-shaped, from serra a saw]|
serrate ser·rate (sěr'āt') or ser·rat·ed (-ā'tĭd)
Having or forming a row of small, sharp, projections resembling the teeth of a saw.
Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections.