Erose meaning

ĭ-rōs
Irregularly notched, toothed, or indented.

Erose leaves.

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Irregular, as if gnawed away.
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(bot.) Having an irregularly notched edge, as some leaves.
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Irregularly notched, eaten away, as though bitten.
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Origin of erose

  • From Latin ērōsus past participle of ērōdere to gnaw off erode

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition