Laciniate meaning

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Having a fringe; fringed.
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Shaped or formed like a fringe, as a ligament.
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Slashed into narrow pointed lobes.

A laciniate leaf.

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Having a fringe; fringed.
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(bot.) Cut deeply into narrow, jagged segments.
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Having a fringe; fringed.
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Shaped or formed like a fringe, as a ligament.
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Slashed into narrow pointed lobes.

A laciniate leaf.

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Of, pertaining to, or having a fringe.
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(botany, zoology) Cut into deep, narrow, irregular lobes; slashed.
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Origin of laciniate

  • Latin lacinia fringe, hem –ate

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

  • See lacinia.

    From Wiktionary