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laciniate

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adjective la·cin·i·ate \lə-ˈsi-nē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of laciniate

  1. :  bordered with a fringe; especially :  cut into deep irregular usually pointed lobes <laciniate leaves>

laciniation

play \-ˌsi-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of laciniate

Latin lacinia flap; akin to Latin lacerare


First Known Use: circa 1760


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