marginate[mär′jə nāt′; for adj. usually, -nit]
marginate definition by Webster's New World
transitive verb marginated, marginating
to provide with a margin
Origin: ; from Classical Latin marginatus, past participle of marginare
having a distinct margin
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- margination noun
marginate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb mar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing, mar·gin·ates
- To provide with or be a margin to; border.
- To add margin to (a stock portfolio).
Biology Having a border or an edge of distinctive color or pattern.
- marˌgin·aˈtion noun