Serrate meaning

sĕrāt
Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections.

Serrate leaves.

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Forming a row of small sharp projections resembling the teeth of a saw.

Serrate teeth.

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To make (something) serrate.
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Having sawlike notches along the edge, as some leaves.
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To make serrate.
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Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections.

Serrate leaves.

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Forming a row of small sharp projections resembling the teeth of a saw.

Serrate teeth.

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Having tooth-like projections on one side, as in a saw.

Many click beetles have serrate antennae.

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(botany) (leaves) Having tooth-like projections pointed away from the petiole.
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To make serrate.
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Origin of serrate

  • Latin serrātus saw-shaped from serra saw

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

  • From Latin serratus, past participle of serrō.

    From Wiktionary