crenate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin crenatus ; from Vulgar Latin crena, a notch, groove ; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)krei-, to separate: see crisis
- crenately adverb
crenate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin crēnātus, from Late Medieval Latin crēna, notch, from a reading of an uncertain Latin word in a corrupt passage in Pliny the Elder (influenced by Old French cren, notch).
- creˈnateˌly adverb
crenate - Medical Definition