- irregular, as if gnawed away
- Bot. having an irregularly notched edge, as some leaves
Origin of eroseClassical Latin erosus, past participle of erodere: see erode
Irregularly notched, toothed, or indented: erose leaves.
Origin of eroseFrom Latin &emacron;r&omacron;sus, past participle of &emacron;r&omacron;dere, to gnaw off; see erode.
(comparative more erose, superlative most erose)
- Irregularly notched, eaten away, as though bitten