sinuate[sin′yo̵̅o̅ it, -āt′; for v., -āt′]
sinuate definition by Webster's New World
- Bot. having an indented, wavy margin, as some leaves
Origin: Classical Latin sinuatus, past participle of sinuare, to bend ; from sinus, a bend
sinuate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb sin·u·at·ed, sin·u·at·ing, sin·u·ates
To bend or curve; wind in and out: a road that sinuates through the Alps.adjective also sin·u·at·ed
Having a wavy indented margin, as a leaf.
Origin: Latin sinuāre, sinuāt-, to bend, from sinus, curve.
- sinˈu·ate·ly adverb
- sinˌu·aˈtion noun