sinuate[sin′yo̵̅o̅ it, -āt′; for v., -āt′]
- Bot. having an indented, wavy margin, as some leaves
Origin: L sinuatus, past participle of sinuare, to bend from sinus, a bend
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intransitive verb sin·u·at·ed, sin·u·at·ing, sin·u·ates
Origin: Latin sinuāre, sinuāt-, to bend, from sinus, curve.
- sinˈu·ate·ly adverb
- sinˌu·aˈtion noun