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emarginate

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adjective emar·gin·ate \(ˌ)ē-ˈmär-jə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of emarginate

  1. :  having the margin notched

emargination play \(ˌ)ē-ˌmär-jə-ˈnā-shən\ noun


Origin of emarginate

Latin emarginatus, past participle of emarginare to deprive of a margin, from e- + margin-, margo margin


First Known Use: 1794


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