having tiny notches or scallops, as some leaves or shells
Origin of crenulateModern Latin crenulatus ; from crenula, diminutive ; from Vulgar Latin crena, a notch, groove
Having a margin or contour with shallow, usually rounded notches and projections; finely notched or scalloped: a crenulate leaf; a crenulate coastline.
Origin of crenulateNew Latin cr&emacron;nulatus, from cr&emacron;nula, diminutive of Medieval Latin cr&emacron;na, notch.
(comparative more crenulate, superlative most crenulate)