Sinuate Definition

sĭnyo͝o-ĭt, -āt
sinuated, sinuates, sinuating
adjective
Webster's New World
Having an indented, wavy margin, as some leaves.
Webster's New World
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(mycology, of gills) Roughly the same height for most of its length, becoming much shallower and then curving back towards the stem before reaching the attachment point.

In this group of mushrooms, the attachment of the gills to the stipe is sinuate.
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verb
To bend or wind in and out; be sinuous or wavy.
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Origin of Sinuate

  • Latin sinuatus, past participle of sinuare to wind, bend, from sinus a bend. From sine, originally from Latin sinus.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin sinuāre sinuāt- to bend from sinus curve

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

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