Serrate Definition

sĕrāt
serrated, serrates, serrating
adjective
Having sawlike notches along the edge, as some leaves.
Webster's New World
Forming a row of small sharp projections resembling the teeth of a saw.
Serrate teeth.
American Heritage Medicine
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verb
serrated, serrates
To make serrate.
Webster's New World
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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

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